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Federal travel spending drops

August 29, 2007 The fiscal 2005 travel spending boom, driven by increases at the Defense Department, hit the brakes in 2006, with expenditures down $1.3 billion to $14.1 billion, according to the Office of Management and Budget. After a $2 billion rise the previous year, military-related spending dropped $1.8 billion to $9.1 billion....

On the Mend

August 15, 2007 The General Services Administration claims some successes amid controversy. Nearly a year after dropping the widely unpopular Get It Right program, an effort to improve the General Services Administration's track record after a litany of procurement abuse scandals, the agency seems to be getting some things right. The progress has...

The Party’s Over

August 15, 2007 Tech spending squeezed out by war, continuing resolution, deficits. It's been a lean year for spending on anything related to information technology. A months-long continuing resolution, deep budget deficits, and costly military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have caused the slowdown. Now add another hurdle: the Democratic takeover of Congress....

Out of the Clouds

August 15, 2007 Travel spending loses altitude with big decline at Defense. The fiscal 2005 travel spending boom, driven by increases at the Defense Department, hit the brakes in 2006, with expenditures down $1.3 billion to $14.1 billion, according to the Office of Management and Budget. After a $2 billion rise the previous...

Lawmaker presses OSC chief to hand over e-mails

July 20, 2007 The head of the Office of Special Counsel is facing questions from members of his own political party on his office's handling of an investigation into a potential violation of the law limiting politics in federal agencies. In a letter Friday, Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va., ranking member of the House...

IRS to spend $13.2 million on headquarters flood recovery

July 19, 2007 The Internal Revenue Service will spend about $13.2 million to fix damage from June 2006 storm flooding that submerged the subbasement of its Washington headquarters building in 20 feet of water, according to a recent audit. As of the end of 2006, the IRS had spent $11.6 million to recover...

Krumbholz Named Director of Network Services

July 18, 2007 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The General Services Administration named Karl O. Krumbholz the new director of network services programs within the Federal Acquisition Service’s Office of Integrated Technology Services. As head of the network services office, based in Fairfax, Va., Krumbholz will help provide strategic, operational, technical, and acquisition leadership for an organization that...

CIA alters ‘news media’ definition for FOIA requests

July 18, 2007 Criticism of proposed rules on fees for obtaining documents under the Freedom of Information Act has prompted the CIA to establish a definition of "news media" that could include bloggers. The CIA's final rule on FOIA processing fees, from which members of the news media are usually exempt, takes a...

VA Chief Leaves Questionable IT Record

July 17, 2007 FROM NEXTGOV arrow James Nicholson, head of the Veterans Affairs Department for the last two and a half years, announced he will leave government service by Oct. 1. In announcing his departure, the VA praised his leadership in modernizing the department's information technology, among other things. But just a year ago members of...

Veterans Affairs chief resigns

July 17, 2007 The head of the Veterans Affairs Department announced Tuesday that he plans to resign after more than two and a half years in office. James Nicholson will leave before Oct. 1. According to the VA, Nicholson has said he wants to return to the private sector, but he has no...

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