Accounting technicians face up to 10 years in prison for diverting government funds into personal accounts.
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Reorganization plan in limbo pending review of information including recommendations from an import safety advisory panel.
Two of the government’s top contracting shops – the Defense Department and the General Services Administration – fail to meet targets.
After returning from recess, the Senate will first debate President Bush's nomination of Jim Nussle to be Office of Management and Budget director.
Fiscal conservative was the only House Democrat to vote against the $607 billion fiscal 2008 Labor-Health and Human Services appropriations bill last month.
Measures introduced in House and Senate would narrow the pool of candidates from which the president could select the surgeon general.
Initiative will be expanded to include more contracts and accept electronic submissions.
Privacy requirements hurt law enforcement agencies’ ability to locate missing children and others in aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, auditors found.
Reports accompanying spending bills signal appropriators are troubled by growing backlog of patent applications and the time it takes to process them.
An independent like Michael Bloomberg would probably need 37 or 38 percent of the popular vote to win a majority in the Electoral College.