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Indian trust fund lawsuit settlement proposed

Deal would set up a $2 billion fund to consolidate tribal and individual lands which may have hundreds of owners with fractional ownership interests.

SBA braces for flood of feedback on 8(a) rule changes

About 200 people are expected to attend Washington meetings on a proposal that would change requirements for Alaska native firms and others.

OMB chief Peter Orszag issued the memo on behalf of President Obama.

Open government directive sets tight deadlines

Agencies must deliver on several initiatives in key Obama administration effort.

Forward Observer: Back To Tit For Tat

Al-Qaeda and the Taliban will respond sooner or later to Obama's surge, much like the Vietcong did during the escalation of the Vietnam War.

Managers are unsure government can handle expanded health care role

Survey respondents expect legislation will mean increased responsibility, but aren’t confident federal agencies are up to the challenge.

Administration announces finalists in cost-cutting contest

Four proposals to boost efficiency make the last round; President Obama will include the winning idea in his fiscal 2011 budget.

Energy IG issues management alert over weatherization program

Lax controls and poor oversight jeopardize effectiveness of $5 billion stimulus program.

Democratic rhetoric shifts on health plan

Latest proposal is modeled after the federal employee health benefits program.

Marines will be first to deploy to Afghanistan

Approximately 1,500 Marines from Camp Lejeune, N.C., will deploy in December.

NTEU President Colleen Kelley expressed concerns over the proposal.

Proposal to beef up OPM role in health care met with skepticism

Some fear that expanding agency’s portfolio could adversely affect federal employees’ coverage.