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Acting OMB Director Jeffrey Zients called effort “unprecedented.”

Recovery Act reporting reaches highest level of disclosure

More than 99 percent of all prime recipients filed mandatory spending reports last quarter.

Senators find contractors too close to Afghan warlords

Investigators uncover systemic failures that have, at times, put U.S. military personnel and their mission at risk.

Budget office puts fiscal 2010 deficit at $1.3 trillion

Shortfall is the second highest as a share of the economy since 1945.

Security adviser to depart White House

Gen. James Jones' top deputy, Thomas Donilon, will be elevated to replace him.

GAO: Federal background checks can be risky business

Investigators could allow personal information to slip through the cracks, audit finds.

Drastic times call for drastic measures, says Deputy Defense CIO Dave Wennergren

Uncle Sam faces recruiting challenges with tech-savvy set

Government’s stodgy image gives industry an edge in the chase for young technology workers.

Proposal would end Alaska native contracting advantages

Sen. Claire McCaskill plans to introduce a bill to stop ANCs from earning sole-source deals of unlimited value.

Contracting market set to shrink in fiscal 2011

Analysts find agencies are trying to cut back in most areas, with the exception of cybersecurity, health IT and energy.

Administration defends handling of oil spill

Press secretary says White House worked diligently to provide "accurate and timely information."

OMB blocked release of oil spill numbers

Report criticizes the federal government for creating the impression it was "either not fully competent to handle the spill or not fully candid" with Americans.