Strategy addresses department chiefs’ authorities, addresses coordination among federal, state and local governments.
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Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., had expressed concern that language agreed to by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and the White House might hinder intelligence-gathering capabilities.
Measure also would direct the spending of $17 billion already appropriated for hurricane relief to rebuilding communities and providing temporary housing for evacuees.
Special committee on hurricane response subpoenas Pentagon, awaits more information from White House.
Accounting problems at the Pentagon muddy the overall financial picture for the ninth year.
Homeland Security inspector general finds lack of understanding of National Response Plan at all levels of government.
D.C. attorney general says order should require Bush administration to release secret rail plan for Washington.
Funding for U.S. contribution to mission slated to run out at end of the month unless Congress acts.
Navy has backed "winner-take-all" strategy that would force shipyards to compete for contract.
Coalition suggests legislation that would cover all federal workers and contractors and change how cases are adjudicated.