Measure makes several adjustments to major procurement programs and fully funds president's request for a 3.1 percent pay raise for military personnel.
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Report identifies several former Pentagon leaders as central to the tanker deal, as well as current acquisition chief, Michael Wynne.
Members of last year's 9/11 commission, reviewing progress on recommendations, will weigh whether agency should be disbanded.
Sens. Collins and Lieberman continue to press for the information.
Having won a battle to allow unfilled lighters on airplanes, company lobbies TSA to let passengers travel with filled lighters in checked bags.
The employee, Tommy Hook, had alleged financial improprieties at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
National Border Patrol Council denounces the punishment given to agents who allegedly received money from landlords while stationed along the border.
Move is intended to resolve ambiguities in the 2004 Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act.
Union leaders say meetings accomplished little, if anything.
New rule, affecting about 2.7 million truckers, is final phase of Hazmat Threat Assessment Program.