On Monday, federal agencies submitted to Congress their annual performance plans for fiscal 2002, outlining how they will meet the Bush administration’s goals of flattening the federal hierarchy while beefing up performance-based contracting.
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President Bush has proposed a 3.6 percent pay raise for civilian federal employees next year, according to the administration’s full budget, released Monday.
The Bush administration has mandated that agencies use performance-based budgeting on selected programs in the fiscal 2003 budget cycle, according to the 2002 budget unveiled Monday.
The Agency for International Development should be folded into the State Department, two scholars recommend in this month’s Foreign Service Journal.
Two prominent Republican senators want the Bush administration to tell agencies to get serious about resolving the government’s toughest management challenges.
The government has failed its fourth consecutive annual audit, but agencies are making some progress in getting their finances in order–according to a watchdog’s annual financial report card.
Management cuts and pay inequity in the Federal Aviation Administration's air traffic control operations are contributing to declining safety in the skies, agency managers told a House panel Wednesday.