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Report questions health reform law savings

Provisions to curb growth of costs will be "more than offset through 2020" by higher expenditures, CMS analysis finds.

Obama urges Hill to move on immigration

Administration hopes to use the backlash against Arizona's proposed crackdown on illegal immigration to fuel the drive to move immigration reform.

Watchdog group releases updated contractor misconduct database

List includes 63 of the top 100 federal contractors.

From Nextgov.com: Agencies urged to change workplace practices to attract young workers

In a study on the federal technology job market, the CIO Council suggests managers should beef up technology, flexible schedules and employee feedback to compete for computer specialists.

Three insurers move up age for young adult eligibility

Companies answer HHS secretary's call to adopt higher age limit before the late September deadline established in the health care reform law.

Emergency appropriation for black farmers is unlikely

House leadership, administration would prefer to provide money for Pigford case settlement through regular appropriations.

Transition from Bush to Obama is most successful yet, observers say

Presidential changeovers work best when focus is good management, not politics.

Senate panel approves TARP reduction

Language would eliminate $44 billion in unobligated bailout funds, freeing up the money for other uses.

USPS move to five-day delivery isn’t a done deal

Postal Service officials and lawmakers continue to debate how best to contain the agency’s huge labor costs.

EADS to fly solo in bid for Air Force tanker deal

The Franco-German firm will compete against Boeing Co. for the $40 billion deal without help from a U.S. partner.

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