Agency chief would assume an advisory role with the White House under language in an appropriations bill passed late Friday.
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Weak inventory procedures and security policies contribute to vulnerability of inspector general laptops containing sensitive information.
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission agrees to fix weaknesses, but argues password problems are minimal.
Senate Democrats urge President Bush to make an appointment for the required slot.
Investigators called upon DHS to make changes over summer, in response to reports of fraudulent use of cards after Hurricane Katrina.
Department also is working to hire more acquisition workers to oversee contracts, officials say in response to GAO report.
House Republican moderates are asking for an additional $3 billion; decision likely to wait until after the elections.
Bureau’s chief financial officer helping to set a positive tone and actively track progress, reviewers find.
Officials say the cuts are not likely to prevent the agency from reaching its goals.
Officials blame raw sewage oozing from police barracks and large cost overruns on lack of oversight.