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Agency continues to differ with the Defense Department on interpretations of law on spending contract funds.
Final version of authorization bill orders independent study of system.
Cost and safety concerns linger.
The “golden handcuffs” perception of federal work is fading, fostering more back and forth between the civil service and the private sector.
New Web site may set the standard for a future site required by a recently signed law.
Weak inventory procedures and security policies contribute to vulnerability of inspector general laptops containing sensitive information.
New chief needs to narrow down list of potential priorities and hone in on a few goals, observers say.
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission agrees to fix weaknesses, but argues password problems are minimal.
Department also is working to hire more acquisition workers to oversee contracts, officials say in response to GAO report.