Bad procurement decisions hurt development of new Navy SEAL vessel, reviewers say.
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Time period covered and value of the work unclear; House appropriators have written legislation prompting more competition.
Witnesses agree uniform incentives and tools are needed; one proposal would allow agencies to keep a portion of the proceeds from sales.
GAO auditors say competition and contract oversight are important to secure best deals for the Pentagon.
Agency should “disapprove” draft report concluding Lurita Doan violated the Hatch Act, attorney says.
Department has made progress on personnel reforms, but should begin basing pay on quality of work, report says.
Armed Services Committee votes to repeal portions of the Pentagon's personnel system, amid rigorous lobbying from federal labor unions.
Later version softened the edge, leaving it to President Bush to determine how to handle alleged Hatch Act violations.
Group charges that until the agency receives more funding, its missions and workforce remain at risk.
General counsel says he broke DVDs to prevent them from becoming public records.