The Pentagon asked that supplemental funds be "available October 1, 2005" -- a year later than needed.
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While new immigration and customs facilities are coming to the border with Canada, officers continue to cover the National Capitol Region through temporary assignments.
The plan establishes a Criminal Intelligence Coordinating Council to set national policies for information sharing and to monitor progress at the state and local levels.
Local first responders underestimated how long it takes to move huge amounts of money through the intergovernmental pipeline.
Plans for the summer include restricting employees' leave, increasing staff and paying special attention to 25 key airports.
Emergency fiscal 2005 funds for Iraq and Afghanistan could total as much as $50 billion, and the Pentagon could have the flexibility to shift money between accounts.
Bill would direct the Pentagon to establish an independent panel to ensure the Air Force strikes a good deal.
Measure would restrict the Pentagon's ability to buy technology from foreign companies whose governments require U.S. firms to assist their defense industries as a condition of purchasing U.S. weapons.