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House formally authorizes CBP for first time

The agency tasked with border security has lacked clear statutory authority.

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GAO blasts planning, oversight and cost overruns for HealthCare.gov

Politically motivated decision-making – and the over-arching desire to meet the October 2013 launch date — also played a role in problems with the sight, according to a new report.

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Bipartisan IT procurement overhaul bill unveiled

The measure, introduced by Reps. Eshoo, Connolly, Hanna and Swalwell, would establish an executive branch office to review select projects for cost overruns.

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How to get good media stories about government

Steve Kelman explains what agencies can learn from a TSA contest’s coverage on the NBC Nightly News.

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Forget the doorknobs, kill the alligators

Acquisition experts say reformers need to focus on the larger issues, such as attracting talented innovators.

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