Proposed $1.1 billion addition would go toward replacement and modernization of equipment, construction of stations and checkpoints, communications upgrades and language training.
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Decision to trim $3 billion shows the Army is subject to the same fiscal constraints as other Pentagon agencies.
Quiet removal of language requiring contractors to name ex-Defense officials working for them indicates challenge ahead for ethics reform.
Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff says he will be personally involved in new review of U.S. port operations sale.
A University of California commission accuses congressional auditors of underestimating the costs of the Pentagon’s homosexual conduct policy.
Auditors conclude that Congress should give the Homeland Security Department more power to regulate chemical facilities.
Patriot Act reauthorization would create a division to oversee counter-terrorism, counter-espionage and FISA-warrant-seeking shop.
Investment justifications now required for urban area security grants provide more information on state spending, official says.
Delays and apparent lack of attention from the Bush administration worry lawmakers reviewing the $92.2 billion request for military operations, foreign aid and hurricane relief.
Administration’s fiscal 2007 request would increase technology funding for DHS by 21 percent.