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Pentagon official optimistic about overturning labor ruling

David Chu says if Defense loses court case, the department may ask Congress for help.

Senate confirms former highway administrator as Transportation chief

Mary Peters also has headed the Arizona Department of Transportation, and considered a race for governor.

Congress withholds millions from DHS personnel system

This month, the department will bring 6,700 more employees under the plan, centered on market and performance-based pay.

Congress moves to raise FEMA’s profile

Agency chief would assume an advisory role with the White House under language in an appropriations bill passed late Friday.

Review: Security flaws place DHS inspectors’ laptops at risk

Weak inventory procedures and security policies contribute to vulnerability of inspector general laptops containing sensitive information.

Report points to flaws in regulatory agency's IT security

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission agrees to fix weaknesses, but argues password problems are minimal.

Time running out to nominate a Democrat to labor board

Senate Democrats urge President Bush to make an appointment for the required slot.

DHS updates purchase card requirements

Investigators called upon DHS to make changes over summer, in response to reports of fraudulent use of cards after Hurricane Katrina.

New IT agreements may reduce DHS reliance on interagency contracts

Department also is working to hire more acquisition workers to oversee contracts, officials say in response to GAO report.

GOP leader reminded of pledge to boost health, education funding

House Republican moderates are asking for an additional $3 billion; decision likely to wait until after the elections.