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M. McLaughlin

Bill would fund IT procurement worker training

A fund for training IT procurement workers would result in better management of major contracts, said Rep. Tom Davis, who plans to sponsor a bill to establish one.

Bush proposes more flexibility on work force

The Bush administration last week proposed giving federal managers greater discretion in worker buyouts, recruitment and retention.

Defense will create a new spectrum post

The Defense Department will create the post of assistant deputy chief information officer for spectrum management to help the department as it wrangles with industry over radio frequency use for wireless applications.

Horn says this is his last term in the House

Rep. Steve Horn, a watchdog of federal information technology efforts, announced plans last week to retire from the House of Representatives.