Government and business must be proactive in addressing threat, ex-White House official says.
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Proposed system for tracking incidents has yet to be launched.
Marty Wagner will lead the Federal Acquisition Service starting Dec. 21.
House and Senate last week approved emergency legislation to increase FEMA's borrowing authority from $3.5 billion to $18.5 billion to pay flood insurance claims related to hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
House language would amend 1872 Mining Act to allow federal government to sell land for mining without receiving royalties from what is mined.
Move necessary because union insisting on compensation package that’s unreasonable given agency’s finances, administrator says.
Subcommittee defends proposed witness list, which includes inspectors general and a former FBI agent.