Government spent $15 billion less on contracts in fiscal 2010 than in fiscal 2009.
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Virtual resiliency center will offer everything from exercise classes to tools for coping with the stress of multiple deployments.
Report found Defense awarded nearly $5.4 million to negligent contractors between fiscal 2006 and fiscal 2009.
Army Secretary John McHugh calls for a more comprehensive and analytical approach to bringing jobs back in-house.
Backlogs with federal auditors spur some agencies to seek support from more expensive private sector contractors.
Sun and other technology vendors allegedly paid consulting firms when they recommended agencies purchase their products.
Sen. Mark Warner helps push recommendations for standardized data to gauge program effectiveness.
Advocacy groups embrace rules designed to prevent political manipulation of findings, but seek further refinement.
Coalition alleges the watchdog agency produced a “negligently written, biased and distorted report that foreseeably caused substantial financial injury.”
Control of the chamber could hinge on how many incumbents from both parties decide not to run in 2012.