Coalition suggests legislation that would cover all federal workers and contractors and change how cases are adjudicated.
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Findings raise concerns about bureau’s internal workings, treatment of whistleblowers.
Problems with power supplies, infrastructure and training make emerging technologies less appealing for emergency responders.
Department has completely satisfied only one of six requirements in 2005 law, GAO says.
Airline industry representative, defense contractors square off over what government should do to protect commercial airplanes.
Homeland Security says move is part of a comprehensive strategy to curb illegal immigration.
Agency official in New Orleans said he constantly had to "rein in" Defense officials who wanted to take control of relief operations.
Bill likely to pass full House, but unlikely to gain traction in Senate; Democrats decry lack of guest worker program.
Treasury Department -- accustomed to free protection for its secretary-- will now need to pick up the tab.
Half of government facilities in the region are estimated to be up and running.