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House approves agreement on Pentagon pay-for-performance, sick leave benefit

Senate now will consider conference report on fiscal 2010 Defense authorization.

Rep. Ike Skelton touts the bill's acquisition provisions.

Defense policy bill has major implications for contractors

Legislation extends ban on public-private job competitions and limits award fees for negligent contractors.

From Nextgov.com: VA looks to Web 2.0 technologies to improve management

Electronic health records initiative and social networking sites are among the projects under way.

Experts say policy 'czars' fall within presidential authority

Analysts agree Obama's use of White House czars does not represent an abuse of power as long as they do not attempt to give orders to agency heads or issue regulations.

Senate again rejects C-17 cut, approves spending bill

House and Senate appropriators already have been working quietly for weeks to resolve differences in the two chambers' versions of the defense bill.

Obama administration launches program evaluation effort

Office of Management and Budget lays out new assessment principles and offers financial incentives for agencies that go the extra mile.

Authorizers agree to end F-22 program

The $680 billion Defense authorization bill is expected to pass both chambers and move to President Obama's desk in the next several days.

From Nextgov.com: Intelligence e-mail shut down prompts concerns about other collaboration tools

Intelligence office assures users that it will replace the system with a more secure one, and other social networking tools will continue to operate.

Sen. Daniel Akaka, D-Hawaii, praised the move.

Congress moves to repeal Pentagon pay-for-performance system

Conference agreement also gives Defense secretary ability to propose new personnel flexibilities.

Process of Elimination

It’s easier to figure out what voters do not want than it is to decipher what they do want.