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New HUD secretary rallies employees

Steve Preston is boosting spirits through gestures such as eating lunch in the cafeteria with employees.

July 14, 2008 Leave a comment

Defense official says tanker deal may fall behind schedule

The goal is still to make an award by the end of the year, but protests or proposals to use a different aircraft could cause delays.

July 11, 2008 Leave a comment

Senator holds out hope for finishing spending bills

Appropriations chairman encourages Senate leaders to finish work on the bills, despite a growing consensus that a stopgap measure will be necessary.

July 11, 2008 Leave a comment

Grand jury probe of Iraq inspector general ends without indictment

Federal prosecutors had been investigating allegations by former office employees that Stuart Bowen and his deputy signed off on improper monitoring of ...

July 11, 2008 Leave a comment

Republican lawmaker gets riled over idling government cars

In a letter to President Bush, Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa decries the Washington practice of leaving federal vehicles running while waiting for prominent ...

July 11, 2008 Leave a comment

Shoddy standards blamed for electrocutions in Iraq

The Pentagon has acknowledged that 11 soldiers and two contractors have died in Iraq as a result of faulty wiring systems.

July 11, 2008 Leave a comment

Deputy to embattled Special Counsel leaves for Lockheed

Employees say Jim Byrne was critical of the Special Counsel's management style, but did not resign in protest.

July 11, 2008 Leave a comment

From Nextgov.com: DISA to offer on-demand computing environment in 2009

IT developers will be able to pay monthly for computing resources to test new software applications.

July 11, 2008 Leave a comment

Billing problems to third-party insurers plague VA

Systems' failure to track payments brings into question $1.7 billion in unbilled services, GAO says.

July 11, 2008 Leave a comment

Lawmaker assails Pentagon for inaction on contractors

Former Defense official says he personally saw one contractor submit $1 billion in overcharges to the Army.

July 10, 2008 Leave a comment