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Tech firms wary of push for contracting reform

Companies contend cost-reimbursement contracts are necessary to complete work in emergency situations, and for research and development.

GOP ramps up attacks on moderate Dems for budget votes

Budget blueprint enables an increase in the government's debt ceiling -- the limit on the amount it can borrow without defaulting on its obligations.

Turning the Tables

Congressional Republicans need to make next year’s elections about Democrats’ record since taking charge, rather than Iraq.

Size of contracting workforce holds steady

New data shows that half of all acquisition workers will be retirement-eligible within 10 years, but actual departure rates are much lower.

House allocations would boost domestic spending 5 percent

Biggest increases allotted to Military Construction-VA programs and the Homeland Security measure.

Appropriators to take up veterans, homeland security measures

The four bills up for consideration would violate President Bush’s spending requests for individual subcommittees, as well as his overall limit.

GSA chief disputes report on Hatch Act violations

Investigators’ findings that Lurita Doan engaged in improper political activity were subjective, her lawyer argues.

OMB orders agencies to report on competition for contracts

Procurement chief raises visibility of “competition advocate” in agency acquisition shops.

GAO to challenge eligibility of employees to unionize

Agency is hiring private legal counsel, plans to contest petitions of more than a third of employees who filed for an election.

Senator to try incremental overhaul of food safety laws

A single food safety agency and mandatory recall authority are still goals, but lawmaker is taking a piecemeal approach.