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Without the measure, which the full Senate has also passed as an add-on to a spending bill, the office is scheduled to close in October 2007.
GOP conservatives are blocking the 10 remaining bills, favoring a long-term continuing resolution free of earmarks.
Inadequate oversight has contributed to payment for services not received, and has placed employees and facilities at risk, report states.
Five agencies with $507.5 billion in spending had problems so severe that auditors were unable to form an opinion on their finances.
Critics question nominee's efforts to exempt the Pentagon from environmental regulations when he worked there.
Union turns to international body after domestic courts reject its case; TSA won't heed the recommendation.
Service officials acknowledge more work is needed, but tout attempts to transform their business offices over the last year.