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Waxman presses for more information in wake of court ruling

House Oversight and Government Reform chairman asks OMB, Justice and EPA for descriptions of documents witheld under executive privilege claims.

August 5, 2008 Leave a comment

House appropriations chair unapologetic about slow progress

Rep. David Obey says Republicans need only to "look in the mirror" if they want to know why spending bills haven't moved.

August 4, 2008 Leave a comment

New bill would protect contract employees from discrimination and harassment

Legislation increases federal agencies’ liability in whistleblower and bias cases.

August 4, 2008 Leave a comment

White House submits changes to budget request

Recommended increases would be offset with cuts in other parts of the budget.

August 4, 2008 Leave a comment

From Nextgov.com: Bill would increase oversight of federal IT projects

Agencies would have to report on projects experiencing cost increases or delays .

August 4, 2008 Leave a comment

Procurement chief to step down in September

Paul Denett’s departure is the latest in a series of resignations at OMB.

August 1, 2008 Leave a comment

Panel approves bill calling for a federal grants Web site

OMB would be in charge of creating the site.

August 1, 2008 Leave a comment

Senate committee backs measure to reduce payment errors

Bill contains provisions to reward agencies that are doing a good job of recovering improper payments and punish those that aren't making enough progress.

August 1, 2008 Leave a comment

Nomination for top Air Force civilian post stalls

Senator intends to put a hold on the nomination because she is concerned Defense officials have failed to recognize the "gravity" of mistakes in their efforts ...

August 1, 2008 Leave a comment

Panel OKs ban on contracts with felon-owned building security firms

Legislation was introduced after hearings last year revealing that one of the managers at a troubled Washington-area firm hired by the Federal Protective ...

July 31, 2008 Leave a comment