Many of the department's constituent agencies already have their own regional offices.
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Ted Stevens of Alaska says Senate is moving too swiftly to implement 9/11 Commission's recommendations.
Proposal is part of bipartisan plan to overhaul homeland security oversight.
Critics call for action and express skepticism, citing numerous studies already completed.
Health and Human Services’ officials say the vaccine shortfall catches them by surprise.
Longtime defense industry executive was nominated by White House last month.
GAO auditors conclude the service’s program lacks a fully developed strategic plan.