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Gates offers Bush new Air Force leadership team

Gen. Norton Schwartz, a 35-year veteran with a background in Air Force special operations, is Defense secretary's pick as chief of staff.

June 9, 2008 Leave a comment

House bill creates VA ombudsman's office

Subcommittee approves legislation to create a one-stop shop for information on VA medical, housing and education benefits.

June 9, 2008 Leave a comment

Lawmaker challenges Defense official's stance on new destroyer

Rep. Gene Taylor, D-Miss., has taken his fight to put the DDG-1000 destroyer program on hold directly to the Pentagon's top acquisition official.

June 9, 2008 Leave a comment

Procurement policy office issues new guidance on interagency acquisitions

The management of such contracts has appeared on GAO’s list of high-risk federal programs since 2005.

June 9, 2008 Leave a comment

From Nextgov.com: GSA signs telework agreement with union

AFGE officials agree to provisions that abruptly ended telework talks with another federal union.

June 9, 2008 Leave a comment

Watchdog groups seek deal on whistleblower protections

Legislation is among several government accountability bills that have passed easily in both chambers but which lawmakers have struggled for months to ...

June 6, 2008 Leave a comment

From Nextgov.com: Business picking up for GSA’s Networx contract

After slow start, interest increases in telecom pact as deadline for agencies to recoup transition costs approaches.

June 6, 2008 Leave a comment

Storms test GSA’s continuity plans

Power outage at Northern Virginia facility allows agency to launch notification system and telework arrangements.

June 6, 2008 Leave a comment

Obama, McCain give boost to contract data legislation

Presidential rivals team up to back bill increasing information available through USASpending.gov.

June 5, 2008 Leave a comment

Lawmaker seeks to require military to buy U.S.-bred bomb-sniffing dogs

Most military dogs now come from fabled European bloodlines.

June 5, 2008 Leave a comment