The president kicks off a week of lobbying for healthcare reform, insisting the proposal is good for older Americans.
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Agency hopes its offbeat commercials will save money by encouraging more people to return forms.
Research institute finds more pressure and leadership from the administration are needed to make significant changes.
But agencies also are responsible for accurate reporting of contract award spending, analysts say.
DynCorp International argues that the Army’s new proposed task orders were outside the scope of the underlying multiple awards contract.
Service had hoped to avoid delays that plagued the Air Force’s portion of the program, but now faces a 13-month lag.
Move is part of a broader effort to boost transparency and accountability.
The moderate Democrats will suggest reducing nonsecurity discretionary spending by 2 percent annually for three years, and then freezing spending levels for two years.
Survey shows other projects have been put on the back burner, leading to award delays and less contract monitoring.
Congressional leaders have pledged to take up the panel's recommendations before the end of the year and have lawmakers cast an up-or-down vote.