Position puts the House Government Reform Committee chairman at odds with leaders of other powerful committees.
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State Department has decreased wait times for visa applicants, with 97 percent now receiving their visas within a day or two.
Pilot program allowing employers to screen information from job applicants against federal databases has been a disaster, ACLU lawyer says.
But David Paulison wins backing of some legislators.
Such costs are generally covered by insurance, but the defense giant and its insurer are in litigation.
Department is looking for a contractor to help develop and integrate technology and infrastructure with border personnel.
Request comes as governors and National Guard leaders are fighting an Army decision to seek funding for 17,000 fewer Guard troops.
Union claims agriculture inspectors wouldn’t be adequately served by either of the two large unions on the ballot.
By 2008 states will be required to issue cards, such as driver’s licenses, meeting federal specifications.
Provisions in House-passed legislation--such as language that would make it a felony to be in the United States illegally--are all but certain not to become law.