Results 5581-5590 of 8634

Rail representatives rip DHS grants bureaucracy

Amtrak inspector general highlights vast differences between airport and ground transit security.

Defense officials catalog acquisition initiatives

Many of the programs listed in a report to Congress reflect long-running department efforts or implement basic concepts.

Labor leaders seek permanent job competition limits

Union officials urge House panel to renew restrictions on competition from private firms for federal work, and make pitch for higher pay raise.

FOIA reform bill moves through House subcommittee

Legislation would pressure agencies to meet deadline to respond to information requests within 20 days.

Lawmakers say TSA whistleblower rights provision goes too far

If language in a rail security bill is enacted, whistleblowers could gain an unfair advantage in cases alleging retaliation, panel members say.

House panel raises new allegations against GSA chief

Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman says probe has uncovered evidence of improper political and contracting activity.

Study recommends sweeping overhaul of Army Corps budgeting

Current ad hoc funding prevents planning and undermines disaster preparedness, panel finds.

Lawmakers weigh intervention in Defense personnel reforms

Congressional action may be needed to help unions and agency officials stop battling over the changes, panel members say.

Report finds little progress processing FOIA requests

Justice Department contests findings, arguing it may take a while before improvements spurred by 2005 executive order are realized.

TSA head says collective bargaining would be costly

Kip Hawley estimates price tag for implementing bargaining rights would be $160 million.