Congressional Research Service notes concerns about ambiguities in law, especially relationship between DNI and Defense secretary.
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New National Response Plan and closely related National Incident Management System replace a patchwork of existing documents.
Modifications will ensure contract complies with traditional military procurement rules.
Watchdog agency pushes for chief management officer; Defense officials demur.
Troop levels would be cut from 62,000 to 24,000 in the next five to 10 years.
Secretary Michael Chertoff outlines personnel-related actions designed to bind department together as a “unitary organism.”
Lack of confidentiality for advocates keeps women who are assaulted from coming forward, critics say.
But public transportation advocates argue that at least $2 billion is needed.