Chamber gives quick approval to $445.4 billion Pentagon bill and $30.8 billion Homeland Security measure.
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Senate votes 65-32 to set aside a provision that would have blocked funding for the system.
Senators question agency’s contracting practices and ability to oversee the long-term reconstruction of the Gulf Coast region.
Transportation secretary blames FEMA for holding up efforts to move people out of New Orleans.
All domestic and foreign facilities that pack, store, manufacture or process food in the United States must register with the agency.
A Q&A with Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., the new chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee.
Sen. John Warner, R-Va., tries to attach stalled defense authorization measure as amendment to appropriations bill.
Weeks before Hurricane Katrina made landfall, agency officials were warned that IT disaster response and preparedness systems were deficient.
Plan to offset costs of Katrina recovery includes cuts in defense and homeland security spending.
Agency cites programs to resolve complaints, reduce injury rates.