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Advisers urge DHS chief to seek intel community’s support

Advisory panel also says department should seek the equivalent of a chief operating officer.

Rice announces new Iraq reconstruction coordinator

Administration offers no details on increasing the number of federal civilians in Iraq, commits to adding military-civilian reconstruction teams.

OPM finalizes rule tying bonuses to performance

Regulation contains few changes from draft version, despite concerns awards will be swayed by favoritism.

Senators propose group to focus on looming fiscal mess

Goal is to come up with solutions to problems such as the cost of providing benefits to retiring baby boomers.

Known Unknowns

Defense's financial management problems defy easy fixes.

GOP senator urges OMB to hold line on earmark reform

Tom Coburn, R-Okla., says moratorium in fiscal 2007 spending bills leaves room for "backdoor" earmarks.

Bush moves to retain recess-appointed ICE chief

Julie Myers may have trouble navigating the confirmation process in a Democrat-controlled Senate.

Taxpayer advocate makes pitch for IRS budget boost

Lawmakers urged to exempt the IRS from budget caps applied to other agencies.

Senate GOP appropriators announce subcommittee leaders

Thad Cochran, R-Miss., reclaims the top Republican slot on the Homeland Security Subcommittee he gave up two years ago.

Audit could recoup millions in mistaken Navy telecom payments

Effort will attempt to identify mistakes such as payments on noncompliant contracts or nonoperating circuits, and double billing.