Advisory group approves report recommending more funding for R&D for enhancements to electric grids.
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White House officials have told GOP lawmakers and their staffs that the administration froze many political slots to absorb furloughed Republicans.
Agency officials say agreement between two units to shift funds for detainee transport may have violated federal appropriations law.
High percentage of agencies are participating in Bush administration's e-government initiatives.
Information will cover 18 of 25 projects; goal is to increase transparency, illustrate initiatives’ success.
Five agencies, with $1.6 trillion in assets and costs on their balance sheets, denied a clean opinion.
Committee leaders want the Interior Department to force oil and gas companies to pay royalties lost through the omission of price thresholds for certain lease agreements.
Activists say OPM regulations have subverted the intent of a 2002 law meant to stiffen penalties for discrimination.
Critics say report to Congress covering two years of activity is short on details, seek commitment from recently arrived privacy chief.
Implementation would be costly, require new infrastructure and lead to traffic backups.