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Pentagon’s top watchdog leaving post July 13

Claude Kicklighter will become director of the George Mason University School of Law’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Program.

July 2, 2008 Leave a comment

Push starts to stay contractors' tax-withholding provision

Opponents of a law requiring agencies to withhold 3 percent of payments to contractors beginning in 2011 are looking for a legislative vehicle to keep it at ...

July 2, 2008 Leave a comment

Homeland Security awards data center contract to CSC

Contract, worth a potential of $390 million, is another step toward consolidation of department's 18 data centers.

July 2, 2008 Leave a comment

From Nextgov.com: Census receives $210 million in emergency funding for 2010 count

The money will cover extra costs the bureau will incur due to its decision not to use handheld computers to support the decennial census.

July 2, 2008 Leave a comment

Senate panel slashes foreign visitor ID system

Appropriations committee, frustrated by delays, cuts US VISIT fiscal 2009 budget by nearly two-thirds.

July 2, 2008 Leave a comment

Ready or Not?

If Barack Obama can emulate Reagan and cross the acceptability threshold, he will not only win but win big.

July 1, 2008 Leave a comment

Bush administration streamlines security clearance process

Executive order requires agencies to use common standards, reciprocal recognition.

July 1, 2008 Leave a comment

Most federal benefit programs use electronic payments, GAO reports

But less than half of the programs know what percentage of payments is issued using online methods.

July 1, 2008 Leave a comment

Bush signs $162 billion war spending bill

Legislation will bring to more than $650 billion the amount Congress has provided for the Iraq war since it began in 2003.

June 30, 2008 Leave a comment

Hill battle over Justice Department records likely to escalate

The agency is refusing to comply with subpoenas from two House committees for documents related to the leak of former CIA agent Valerie Plame's identity.

June 30, 2008 Leave a comment