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House seeks budget below 2008 levels

House GOP are outlining a 2012 budget that aims to cut spending to less than 2008 levels.

Tags: Reuters , Eric Cantor , House , Republican , budget , deficit , tax reform

Thursday - 01/06/2011, 03:03pm EST

Deputy Defense Secretary Bill Lynn claims cybersecurity "depends on" acquisition reform

Lynn also says, about the QDR, "People look for any sign of decision, like smoke from the Vatican chimney."

Tags: contracting , management , technology , cybersecurity , defense , DoD , defense department , Pentagon , William Lynn

Monday - 12/07/2009, 06:36pm EST

Case management woes highlight interagency cooperation, information sharing challenges

The Senate Homeland Security Ad Hoc Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery used recovery case management as an example of the problems and advantages of interagency collaboration.

Tags: management , contracting , best practices , Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Co , FEMA , HUD , HHS , Government Accountability Office , GAO

Monday - 12/07/2009, 05:46pm EST

Following the Veterans Affairs money further down the chain

When agencies get money through appropriations, the next step is to push it to the programs and projects that need it. But the VA may be having some problems doing so.

Tags: management , Health IT , Department of Veterans Affairs , VA , House Veterans Affairs Committee , Bob Filner , Rita Reed , Michael Finegan

Thursday - 12/03/2009, 07:47pm EST

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano starts on transportation security, ends up on cybersecurity

Congressional hearings usually stay close to the original topic. Sometimes, though, the wishes of the members of Congress can lead a hearing places one wouldn't expect.

Tags: technology , cybersecurity , best practices , DHS , Department of Homeland Security , Janet Napolitano , Senate Commerce Committee , Jay Rockefeller

Thursday - 12/03/2009, 06:58pm EST

Jim McAleese: Health care bill pushing money for troops aside

Most observers believe the health care debate on Capital Hill isn't impacting how the Federal government does business. But defense analyst Jim McAleese of McAleese & Associates says his connections on the Hill tell him the health care bill is knocking the 2010 Defense Authorization bill down a notch or two on Congress's priority list.

Tags: contracting , defense , DoD ,

Tuesday - 11/24/2009, 08:08pm EST

House to hold hearings about Federal Protective Service

WFED's Max Cacas brings us a preview.

Tags: management , Federal Protective Service , Max Cacas

Monday - 11/16/2009, 07:21pm EST
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