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Key authorizers back second F-35 engine

House-Senate agreement on the fighter jet engine could provoke the Obama administration to follow through on a veto threat.

Agencies avoid flexibilities in firing poor performers

Managers put off by technicalities and paperwork under personnel reforms, MSPB survey says.

Agencies surpass Recovery Act small business contracting goals

More than 25 percent of all stimulus contract dollars has gone to small firms, but agencies are making uneven contributions.

DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano

DHS announces immigration detention reforms

Immigration and Customs Enforcement will centralize and review all detention contracts.

Panels confront notification, satellite issues

Bill authorizing intelligence programs and funding remains stalled over House-Senate differences in those areas.

Defense chief offers indirect criticism of general

Robert Gates says Afghanistan is on a "worrisome trajectory."

From Nextgov.com: Agencies will be expected to measure transparency results

Open government strategies should include metrics based on input from employees, GSA official says.

Homeland Security to bring 3,200 contractor positions in-house

Acquisition official says these contractors are doing work that should be performed exclusively by federal employees.

Procurement nominee earns high marks from acquisition community

Career civil servant Daniel Gordon is said to be fair, straightforward and extremely knowledgeable.


Performance chief promises to help managers overcome challenges

Jeffrey Zients also vows to change the role of OMB to one that is more collaborative.