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House passes 4-year aviation program blueprint

Tags: Congress , budget , FAA

Friday - 02/03/2012, 04:54pm EST

Group gives 25 lawmakers 'perfect scores' on federal report card

Federally Employed Women, which is aimed at improving the status of women working for the federal government, reviewed legislators' voting records on 10 bills mostly related to federal pay and benefits. The group gave its highest score a 100 percent to two senators and 23 House members, all Democrats.

Tags: pay and benefits , pay , benefits , Federally Employed Women , Congress , Senate , pay freeze

Thursday - 02/02/2012, 07:47am EST

House bill aims to increase subcontracting transparency

A bill introduced in the House aims to increase the subcontracting transparency and pass-through contracts to large companies.

Tags: Mick Mulvaney , contracting , transparency , SBA

Thursday - 02/02/2012, 03:42pm EST

Cyber bill clears House Homeland Security subcommittee

The bill is sponsored by California Congressman Dan Lungren. It mirrors the Senate version by protecting critical infrastructure, expanding the role of the Homeland Security Department and sharing threat data with the private sector.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , technology , Dan Lungren , Federal Drive

Thursday - 02/02/2012, 11:43am EST

Committee chair promises to spike new BRAC requests

Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, says he'll kill any request coming from the Pentagon for a new round of base closures.

Tags: Buck McKeon , Martin Dempsey , House Armed Services Committee , DoD , DoD Update , Federal Drive , Congress , BRAC

Thursday - 02/02/2012, 08:56am EST

House approves federal pay freeze through 2013

The House voted Wednesday to freeze federal pay, including lawmakers' own, through 2013. The vote, 309-117, came just hours after a contentious floor debate on the legislation.

Tags: Congress , pay and benefits , Sean Duffy

Wednesday - 02/01/2012, 09:20pm EST

House to vote on federal pay freeze extension

The House is scheduled to vote on a bill on Wednesday to extend the civilian federal pay freeze another year through 2013.

Tags: Sean Duffy , pay and benefits , Congress , pay freeze , pay debate

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 08:36am EST

Bill to increase agencies' small contracting goals

The chairman of the House Committee on Small Business is introducing two bills today aimed at increasing small business contracts in government, including bumping agencies' small contracting goal from 23 percent to 25 percent.

Tags: Sam Graves , Congress , contracting , SBA ,

Tuesday - 01/31/2012, 12:56pm EST

Unions denounce FAA bill compromise

Union leaders on Monday denounced a deal in Congress that would make it harder for them to organize airline and railroad workers, saying it was reached without their input.

Tags: Congress , Senate , FAA , Transportation , unions , FAA reauthorization , John Mica , Harry Reid

Monday - 01/30/2012, 07:51pm EST
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