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Interagency debate over FAS role heats up

Senator questions why Agriculture agency, rather than USAID, is managing agricultural development efforts in Afghanistan.

Report says government should focus on quality of contracting competition

Agencies must streamline acquisitions process and improve cost management to attract best contractors, according to think tank.

Generals want faster, focused procurement

Army official's strategy can be summed up with the mantra: "Buy fewer, more often."

Cost of 2010 census remains elusive, officials tell panel

Most recent cost estimate is $14.7 billion.

Deficit triples in fiscal 2009, reaches 10 percent of GDP

Congressional Budget Office says figure is the highest shortfall, relative to the size of the economy, since 1945.

Panel debates future of Fannie, Freddie

Disagreement swirls over whether the home financing giants' role of stabilizing and stimulating the mortgage market can be privatized.

McCain rebuffed on PBS construction funds

Amendment would have cut $20 million in funding for the Public Telecommunications Facilities Planning and Construction program.

House approves agreement on Pentagon pay-for-performance, sick leave benefit

Senate now will consider conference report on fiscal 2010 Defense authorization.

Rep. Ike Skelton touts the bill's acquisition provisions.

Defense policy bill has major implications for contractors

Legislation extends ban on public-private job competitions and limits award fees for negligent contractors.

From Nextgov.com: VA looks to Web 2.0 technologies to improve management

Electronic health records initiative and social networking sites are among the projects under way.