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House appropriators limit e-gov funding

Office of Management and Budget urges Congress to meet full funding request, but veto threat stems from unrelated provisions.

June 27, 2007 Leave a comment

Nominee to lead OMB faces difficulty in Senate

Budget committee chairman won’t commit to a vote; Democrats are concerned Jim Nussle would be unapproachable.

June 27, 2007 Leave a comment

Gaining Momentum

Recent survey shows the three top Democratic presidential candidates ahead in every combination of match-ups against the top four Republicans.

June 26, 2007 Leave a comment

Stronger training urged for front-line supervisors

As agencies move to pay for performance, supervisors will need better "soft skills," report says.

June 26, 2007 Leave a comment

Open government advocates slam report on FOIA reform

Former Justice FOIA chief says report is an "unfortunately transparent" attempt to make the situation look better than it is.

June 25, 2007 Leave a comment

Audit prompts Treasury to seek help with ID cards

Attempts to meet presidential mandate alone risked higher costs and slow implementation, inspector general says.

June 22, 2007 Leave a comment

Critic calls OMB program evaluations biased

Process should be reformed to include agency, congressional stakeholders, former federal employee says.

June 22, 2007 Leave a comment

Union files unfair labor practice charge against GAO chief

Group claims Comptroller General David M. Walker has made inappropriate statements undermining employees' rights to organize.

June 22, 2007 Leave a comment

Report finds federal researchers unsure of media rules

Many are not clear about whether they can discuss the policy implications of their work.

June 21, 2007 Leave a comment

New cards may make user IDs, passwords obsolete

Standard identification cards could be used to log on to computers and other services, GSA official says.

June 21, 2007 Leave a comment