Legislation increases federal agencies’ liability in whistleblower and bias cases.
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Recommended increases would be offset with cuts in other parts of the budget.
Agencies would have to report on projects experiencing cost increases or delays .
Paul Denett’s departure is the latest in a series of resignations at OMB.
OMB would be in charge of creating the site.
Bill contains provisions to reward agencies that are doing a good job of recovering improper payments and punish those that aren't making enough progress.
Senator intends to put a hold on the nomination because she is concerned Defense officials have failed to recognize the "gravity" of mistakes in their efforts to acquire aerial refueling tankers.
Legislation was introduced after hearings last year revealing that one of the managers at a troubled Washington-area firm hired by the Federal Protective Service had a criminal history.
Lawmakers want to encourage contractors that don’t usually do business with the government to develop cutting-edge security technology.
Bill would keep employee vetting program as voluntary, though some states have mandated its use.