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Bill places limits on contractor spending

House passes legislation that restricts many recipients of federal funds from unlimited spending on campaign ads.

Procurement officials face mounting pressures

A flurry of policy changes creates an implementation headache for top acquisition managers.

Agencies get tips on keeping better travel logs

Reporting requirements hold them accountable for decisions to upgrade employees from coach class.

From Nextgov.com: Pentagon orders system to track soldiers for brain injuries

After years of criticism for not properly diagnosing and treating troops affected by battlefield explosions, Defense calls for a database that would alert physicians to check for hard-to-detect concussions and brain damage.

Senator plans to expedite Petraeus' confirmation

Armed Services Committee chairman is confident McChrystal's replacement will be confirmed before July 4 recess.

Napolitano pushes back against border security critics

Responding to Republicans slamming the administration on border security, DHS chief says U.S.-Mexico border will never be totally sealed.

Sen. Daniel Akaka is spearheading the Senate effort.

Senate panel approves supervisor training bill

Legislation introduced in 2009 advances, after more than one year on the shelf.

Salazar to seek funding for drilling inspectors

Interior chief says he will request a fivefold increase, noting currently 62 inspectors are responsible for nearly 4,000 drilling activities in the Gulf of Mexico.

Gates: No one but Petraeus could step in

There was only one general officer poised to take over quickly and help troops in Afghanistan maintain their focus, according to the Defense secretary.

Senate passes improper payment bill

Legislation would require agencies to identify and recover nearly $100 billion in mistaken payments.

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