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Jason Peckenpaugh

Management

The Challenger: What would Kerry do?

In the first of a two-part series on the presidential contenders, we try to find a management reform agenda in John Kerry's campaign proposals.

Defense

ICE releasing illegal aliens on nationwide basis

Budgeted to handle 19,444 detainees, agency houses thousands more and lacks funds to hold them, documents show.

News

DHS agency to keep its name

Months-long effort to change title to ‘Investigations and Criminal Enforcement’ is at an end.

Defense

ICE budget woes may force release of some aliens

Funding shortfalls are preventing immigration officials in at least one region from detaining aliens.

Defense

Accounting problems bedevil Homeland Security agency, lawmaker says

Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau risks violating federal spending laws.

Management

Two union-backed outsourcing measures added to Senate Defense bill

New rights for civil servants to challenge outsourcing decisions could get stripped out in conference.

Management

Army contractor count stymied by red tape

Paperwork Reduction Act bogs down Army effort to count its contractors.

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Management

House chairman introduces procurement reform bill

Tom Davis' latest effort would boost share-in-savings contracts and set up a government-industry exchange program.

Management

Kerry pledges to cut contractors, freeze travel spending

Democratic presidential standard-bearer John Kerry pledged Wednesday to cut 100,000 federal contractor jobs and to freeze agencies’ travel spending in an effort to trim the federal budget deficit.

Defense

Regional homeland security offices will be small

A Homeland Security Department initiative to unify the field structure of its 22 agencies will not create large field bureaucracies, a top DHS official said Wednesday.

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Management

Focus of new acquisition panel debated

Defense

Ridge defends Homeland Security budget request

Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge defended the Bush administration’s budget request for state and local first responders Monday.

Defense

Bush budget adds hundreds of immigration enforcement jobs

Hundreds of new immigration enforcement jobs, including 236 personnel to find aliens that have defied final deportation orders, would be created under President Bush’s fiscal 2005 budget proposal.

Management

IT firm to team with FAA workers in huge job competition

FAA workers will join forces with a top IT firm to compete in one of the largest A-76 competitions in government.