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Wikipedia users burnish GSA administrator's image

User-edited page is mostly scrubbed of allegations that Lurita Doan violated the Hatch Act.

November 30, 2007 Leave a comment

House Appropriations chair floats cutting earmarks further

Cuts could derail goal of completing work on two bills expected to pass next week.

November 30, 2007 Leave a comment

IG: Coal safety agency stinting on mine inspections

Report says Mine Safety and Health Administration's inspector force was sharply cut between 2002 and 2006.

November 30, 2007 Leave a comment

OMB sets standards for contracting officials

Office of Federal Procurement Policy establishes training and competency requirements for contracting officer technical representatives.

November 30, 2007 Leave a comment

GAO cites 'persistent safety problem' at nuclear weapons labs

National Nuclear Security Administration disputes auditors’ characterization of management weaknesses.

November 29, 2007 Leave a comment

Rights advocates target domestic terrorism bill in Senate

Privacy and civil liberties groups fear the measure could lead to the criminalization of beliefs.

November 29, 2007 Leave a comment

Marine Corps continues building Special Operations Command force

Commander says he has roughly 65 percent of his force in place, with plans to fill all 2,600 positions by next year.

November 29, 2007 Leave a comment

Rule requires contractors to set, follow codes of ethics

Large companies doing business with the government must institute compliance training programs; small firms exempt from rule change.

November 29, 2007 Leave a comment

Local leaders tout progress rebuilding New Orleans

Officials cite ‘desperate’ need to rewrite law governing federal role in future disasters.

November 29, 2007 Leave a comment

Office of Special Counsel chief under fire for erasing computer files

Scott Bloch allegedly used agency funds to pay a computer assistance company to wipe the hard drive of his computer and those of two former aides.

November 28, 2007 Leave a comment