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Homeland Security unveils 2006 strategy for awarding urban grants

Regions must pull together, submit spending plans and compete for funding.

New documents may influence Patriot Act debate

Papers delivered so far show that the FBI’s office of general counsel lodged complaints about agents’ use of powers.

Immigration agency gets new chief

A top priority for Emilio Gonzalez will be reducing the backlog of immigration applications.

Senate clears Defense authorization measure

Bill containing a number of policy provisions, including language expanding military healthcare programs, awaits President Bush’s signature.

Hurricane response shows gaps in public-private coordination

After Katrina, corporate officials and federal employees relied on personal connections, fortunate coincidences to join forces.

Auditors doubt immigration agency will meet goal for eliminating backlog

Citizenship and Immigration Services has relied on temporary staff and overtime to cut mountain of applications.

Defense spending bill renews job competition restrictions

Annual appropriations measure again includes prohibition against private firms gaining cost advantage by offering reduced health benefits.

Senate Republicans seek to avert 2007 Defense cuts

Six senators write President Bush, arguing that a $7.5 billion cut in spending slated for next year would jeopardize weapons systems advances.

Audit of controversial TSA contract due out next month

Homeland Security IG’s review of contract to hire screeners has been nearly complete for months.

Homeland Security officials back Patriot Act reauthorization

Department chief says the 2001 law supports operations by ICE, CBP and the Secret Service.