Results 5611-5620 of 8094

Panel: Agency need not subsidize high-speed telework

A labor union wanted the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to pay half of monthly high-speed Internet costs for teleworkers.

Senate panel passes SBA reauthorization

Bill would strengthen federal authority to prosecute large corporations that illegally gain small business loans from the agency.

Bill to eliminate inefficient programs pulled from House floor

Critic calls bill a “copout,” saying it passes work Congress should do off on commissions.

Committee OKs bill creating database to track federal spending

Similar measure adopted in the House last month would only cover federal grants.

Senate panel approves FEMA overhaul measure

Bill would keep agency within DHS, give administrator a direct advisory role with the president.

Appropriators reject DHS funds transfer request

Federal Protective Service told to consider longer-term planning, explore fee increases.

IRS to cut estate tax auditing workforce with buyouts

Legislators question agency’s plan to cut nearly half of estate tax lawyers by Sept. 30.

Nominee to head VA policy office pledges to protect sensitive data

Patrick Dunne says he would implement a plan to change the department’s information technology culture.

Legislators rip DHS contracting practices

Tight deadlines and other challenges are no excuse for poor management, House Government Reform Committee Chairman Tom Davis says.

Report: EPA implementation of air toxics program inadequate

Program has been a lower priority for the agency than other air quality efforts, GAO says.