DHS plans to issue national preparedness guidelines at the end of March, which will govern new grant funding.
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Unions plan to file lawsuit alleging Defense officials violated mandate requiring collaboration with employee groups in developing personnel system.
Plan to eliminate subcommmittees keeps military personnel accounts within the Defense appropriations bill.
After meeting with Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, said that return of troops from garrisons overseas would lessen adverse impact at home.
Proposed 2006 budget strengthens surveillance and detention operations, while reducing grants for first responders.
Study supposed to examine alternatives for modernizing Air Force's aging fleet of aerial refueling tankers.
Bush administration’s $419 billion request, almost 5 percent more than last year, also curtails spending on some weapons systems.
Next year's request will be the one that translates sweeping changes outlined in the Pentagon's forthcoming quadrennial defense review into money.