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CBP commissioner to step down

Alan Bersin is resigning as the commissioner of Customs and Border Patrol at the end of the year.

Tags: Alan Bersin , CBP , Senate , people

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 03:32pm EST

Coburn report identifies nearly $7B in wasteful government spending

Among the report's outline of wasteful spending were more than $35 million in wasteful spending on political conventions, $14 million on an Air Force green construction project that was victim to "poor planning," and $4.68 billion identified by the final report of the Commission on Wartime Contracting on contracting waste in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Tags: Tom Coburn , wasteful spending , budget

Tuesday - 12/20/2011, 11:02am EST

Obama signs stopgap measure, awaits spending bill

President Barack Obama has signed a 24-hour stopgap spending measure to keep the government operating as he awaits Senate action on a $1 trillion spending bill.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , continuing resolution ,

Friday - 12/16/2011, 10:38pm EST

GOP lawmakers seek more power over regulations

The Republican-run House on Thursday voted to give Congress greater power to approve or reject major federal rules that the GOP calls "job killers" _ regulations covering everything from health care to dangerous children's toys.

Tags: EPA , Congress , House , OMB Watch , OMB ,

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 06:03pm EST

Deadline nears to reach omnibus deal, avoid shutdown

The fight has started to push an omnibus spending bill through Congress to fund the federal government through the rest of the year. The current continuing resolution expires Dec. 16.

Tags: Erik Wasson , The Hill , Federal Drive , Congress , budget , management , omnibus , Jacob Lew ,

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 11:32am EST

No. 2 official takes over after FAA chief resigns

Tags: Randy Babbitt , FAA , White House

Wednesday - 12/07/2011, 09:04am EST

Federal pay freeze truly off table in payroll tax deal?

Humberto Sanchez, who covers the Senate for CQ Roll Call, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the latest proposals emanating from Congress on a payroll tax cut extension. He said a federal pay freeze could wind up back on the table as part of a final deal.

Tags: Humberto Sanchez , CQ Roll Call , payroll tax cut , federal pay freeze , Senate , Congress , In Depth , Francis Rose

Monday - 12/05/2011, 07:46pm EST

NARA to lay out steps for digital archives

NARA's chief records officer, Paul Wester, gives a peek of a governmentwide framework for managing electronic records.

Tags: Paul Wester , NARA , technology , digital records , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 01:39pm EST
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