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House passes stopgap bill, deal reached

The package is expected to be considered by the Senate on Tuesday, one day before the fiscal year ends.

Controversy over policy czars is misplaced, scholars say

Lawmakers are trying to curb White House officials’ influence, but that’s assuming they actually have some.

Head of House seapower panel endorses Navy LCS plan

Rep. Gene Taylor, D-Miss., wants a final authorization bill to include a "block buy" for the next 10 littoral ships.

DHS will discuss realignment of intelligence office

Focus of the office will be on serving state and local intelligence groups, commonly known as fusion centers.

Lawmakers will focus on spending bills next week

One-month continuing resolution to keep government running past Sept. 30 would buy lawmakers time to finish spending bills, but additional extensions might be necessary.

Interior launches ethics program

Bureaus have 45 days to submit detailed compliance plans to headquarters.

Officials poised to launch tanker contest

Goal is to award a contract by the middle of next year, in the hopes of rolling the first tanker off production lines by 2015.

OMB Chief Performance Officer Jeff Zients

OMB will create new performance management framework for agencies

The approach will include elements from existing programs, top agency official says.

From Nextgov.com: NIST releases more development standards for smart electric grid

Requirements focus on cybersecurity and interoperability issues to improve technical capabilities, energy management and data exchange.

Senate is set to limit funding for White House czars

To qualify for appropriations, policy coordinators would have to appear before congressional panels and submit biannual reports to lawmakers.