Bill includes $1.5 billion for embassy security and construction overseas.
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Amendment allowing Congress to withhold funding until Pentagon officials release all BRAC information survives.
Maryland stands to add more jobs than any other state, but unlike other potentially large beneficiaries, those gains are mostly civilian and contractor, rather than military, jobs.
A new, longer window for private sector workers to spend money in Flexible Spending Accounts has not yet been extended to the federal workforce.
Defeats amendment to put off current round of base closures before passing fiscal 2006 defense authorization measure.
Probes indicate DHS is inspecting less than 1 percent of containers overseas and 17.5 percent of high-risk cargo.