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Senate approves Commerce-Justice-Science spending bill, appoints conferees

The $64.9 billion legislation includes $27.38 billion for the Justice Department.

TSA report: Lawmaker erupted in flap over airport screening

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, used profanity when passenger screeners insisted he go through body-imaging scanner.

Former Defense acquisition chief warns against ‘global war on contractors’

A quota system for hiring or insourcing is not a good way to bolster the acquisition workforce, Jacques Gansler says.

Senate leader aims for MilCon-VA passage Tuesday

For the first time, the bill includes pre-approved appropriations for the VA's medical programs.

Officials envision broader nutrition program

Agency heads say they will work together to develop a comprehensive approach toward improving school meals and reducing child obesity.

Senate passes bill to provide funding for Federal Executive Boards

Legislation would codify permanent funding and require agencies to detail senior staff to run the boards.

Federal employees have fewer health insurance choices this year

As Open Season begins, choices are more limited than before as several plans leave the federal program or reduce their coverage.

Gates-Holder letter might provide political cover for senators

The Cabinet secretaries oppose an appropriations bill amendment that would block funds for trying suspected terrorists in federal courts.

Rep. Stephen Lynch, D-Mass., is disappointed in USPS’ cost-cutting efforts.

Postal Service eyes options beyond layoffs and buyouts

Agency is looking at adding retail and other services to boost revenue.

Managers discourage agencies from solo IT shopping

Contracting officers can save time and money by taking advantage of governmentwide arrangements, procurement conference panelists say.