Congress approved $20 million for the overhaul for fiscal 2007; Bush administration has requested $15 million for next year.
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Increasing TRICARE enrollment fees and deductibles is unlikely to achieve the $9.8 billion in savings Defense expects, GAO finds.
Move echoes approval of similar increase for military service members.
Fund made up of fixed-income bonds was the only option to lose ground.
Blueprint sets academy apart from existing programs, addressing recent criticism that a new institution is unnecessary.
A look at the complex rules involving retirement credit for work in nonappropriated fund instrumentalities.
New proposal seeks to gradually replace cost-of-living allowances with locality payments for areas outside the contiguous states.
Midyear adjustments are unusual, but union official says recent gas price increases merit a higher rate.
Agency is hiring private legal counsel, plans to contest petitions of more than a third of employees who filed for an election.
Training and leadership programs can help employees get to the top of the civil service ladder.