Conference report is $1.6 billion below President Bush's budget request.
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Law creates fast-track government-industry program to develop antidotes to various chemical and biological agents.
Democrats object to strategy of slicing the measure into nine separate bills.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau grapples with how to prioritize limited personnel and resources.
Intelligence agencies grapple with need for change, but can it be done without congressional intervention?
Agency implements 40 key recommendations by the Government Accountability Office, and makes progress on dozens more.