Critics say 2002 Federal Information Security Management Act is largely a paperwork exercise.
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Federal court denies Agriculture union’s request for delay.
Congressman suggests investigating backgrounds of executive officers and board directors of small companies before making awards.
President seeks $756 million to deploy 6,000 National Guard troops and $410 million to hire and train 1,000 Border Patrol agents.
Lawmaker says FEMA is at only 73 percent of the staff level it needs, just weeks away from hurricane season.
Language in House defense bill would let the Pentagon reopen programs significantly exceeding cost goals to competition.
House Republicans keep focus on border security and remain reluctant to back President Bush’s call for a temporary worker program.
Former intelligence court judge says government has been careful to separate evidence obtained with a warrant from that gathered in eavesdropping program.
Move will help 2,000 secret-level applications; Top Secret credentials and requests for re-investigations still stalled.
Bill funds DHS personnel system below president’s request.