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BRAC In Black: Base Closure/Realignments Expected To Save $48.8 Billion Over 20 Years

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Defense Department releases 2005 BRAC recommendation that calls for shutting down 33 of 318 major military bases across the country.

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GSA Creates Three Surveys To Improve Employee Relocation; Federal Lodging Program

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The General Services Administration’s Government Relocation Advisory Board (the Board) has created two surveys targeted at transferred employees and agency relocation managers and a third targeted at all federal workers who travel on government business.

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Career Defense Analyst to be Charged With Passing Classified Information

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Career analyst working for DoD is being charged with disclosing classified information.

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Selecting and Rewarding The Most Innovative Programs in Government

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Harvard’s School of Government and the Council for Excellence in Government have selected finalists for the American Government Award.

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e-Payroll Initiative Now Covers 80 Percent of Federal Employees

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The Office of Personnel Management’s e-Payroll initiative now provides payroll services for 80 percent of Executive Branch federal employees.

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Are Nation’s Chemical Facilities More Vulnerable to Terrorist Attacks?

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Are Nation’s Chemical Facilities More Vulnerable to Terrorist Attacks?

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Senators: Findings Of Recent TSA Report ‘Appalling’

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Two U.S. senators, Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Joseph Lieberman (D-Conn.), have asked the head of the TSA to end the ‘wasteful spending’ at the Transportations Security Operations Center after a recent inspector general report identified breakdowns in management controls that led to financial waste and abuse.

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“Good Old Boys” and Pay for Performance

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Are you fearful of a pay for performance system in your agency? Here are some of the arguments in favor of such a system offered by the Merit Systems Protection Board.

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