New agents are scheduled to be deployed to region, but will take up to two years to be fully trained.
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Challenges remain before DHS becomes efficient and effective, auditors report.
Measure is significantly different than House bill and Bush administration request.
Kenneth Krieg promises to work with Congress to reduce acquisition cycle times, control costs and breathe new life into the defense industry.
Veteran diplomat becomes first national intelligence director.
The Park Service’s job of protecting the national parks has grown since Sept. 11, according to a lawmaker.
House Homeland Security panel chairman says bill will be "light on organizational changes" in deference to DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff's ongoing review of operations.