Thad Cochran, R-Miss., reclaims the top Republican slot on the Homeland Security Subcommittee he gave up two years ago.
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Effort will attempt to identify mistakes such as payments on noncompliant contracts or nonoperating circuits, and double billing.
Advocates for contractors say rule change is ill-advised and unlikely to be applied immediately.
The bulk of funds available in 2007 will go toward transit and port security.
Annual report on IRS activities calls initiative “fatally flawed.”
Office charged with implementing management changes also lacks adequate strategy for operations once reforms are complete.
Government and the private sector should collaborate to add more security personnel, officials say.
Departure of G. Martin Wagner marks second time in recent months that a senior GSA official involved in e-gov efforts has announced plans to leave.
Taxpayers who wish to file electronically can do so through authorized tax preparers, over-the-counter software and the Free File program.
Bill would increase risk-based grant allocations and step up cargo screening; would not reform congressional oversight of DHS.