Federal agencies could pay their best senior executives more each year—if the agencies lower performance ratings for their executives overall, under a provision included in the pending homeland security legislation.
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The Office of Management and Budget outlined its plan to streamline the federal government’s public-private job competition process Thursday, and unveiled a new competition process based on the “best value” procurement method.
Since he took office, President Bush has been telling federal agencies to be performance-oriented. With GOP majorities in the House and Senate, the pressure is now on the White House to meet the high performance standards set by the voters.
In a new financial assessment, the Office of Personnel Management concludes that the Postal Service has paid billions of dollars more than necessary into its employees' pension fund during the last 30 years.
The Office of Management and Budget will likely not set a governmentwide target for competitive sourcing in fiscal 2004, according to federal procurement chief Angela Styles.