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Legislation would hold Homeland Security to the same rules as other major agencies.
There are several ways to combat favoritism in the workplace.
Approach would require lame-duck session after elections to finalize fiscal 2005 agency budgets.
Comprehensive proposal not widely supported by Congressional Women's Caucus, which was expected to spearhead passage of the bill.
Study shows almost half of all Pentagon contracts since 1998 were awarded without full and open competitions.
GAO says services may be using flawed data in attempts to comply with 50-50 law.
Officials are still in the early stages of measuring the effect of Section 1203 on tax enforcement, GAO says.