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Obama’s contracting plan met with approval, skepticism

Democratic presidential nominee vows to cut the number of contractors, reduce procurement spending by 10 percent.

Deal clears way for bill giving IGs greater independence

House negotiators agree to drop provision limiting IGs to seven-year terms.

McCain Stalls

Recent developments on Wall Street will make it harder for John McCain to win in November.

Postal Service freezes hiring, promotions

Move follows agency's decision last month to offer early retirement to up to 130,000 clerks, mail handlers and supervisors.

The Arizona border is one of areas eyed for SBInet.

Homeland Security replaces head of troubled border program

Mark Borkowski, a veteran government manager, will now lead the multibillion-dollar virtual fence project.

Federal managers pessimistic about government performance

Majority expect the presidential transition to hinder progress.

Senior diplomats in short supply

Top State Department official calls shortage of public diplomacy officers “grim” in testimony before Senate panel.


Obama reform plan bears traces of Clinton and Bush efforts

Management specialists applaud what appears to be a continued focus on program performance and results.

From Nextgov.com: Bush nominates Pollett for head of DISA

Congress unlikely to act on pick before its fall recess.

Obama speaks in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Obama pledges to fire managers, cut redundant programs

Democratic nominee issues plan to shift jobs from middle management to front lines, cut contract spending.