Ray LaHood says agency's component of the Recovery Act has provided a huge boost for construction jobs.
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Continuing resolutions cost agencies money and time and limit managers’ decision-making abilities.
The department doesn’t expect to hire that many, but the authorization will streamline recruitment efforts, said a department official.
The Army already is deploying soldiers at the maximum rate, new study concludes.
Executive order bans text messaging while operating government-owned vehicles.
Administration argues the military does not need more of the cargo planes, but the program employs 30,000 people in 43 states, making cuts politically difficult.
Health care facilities prove especially challenging for reducing energy consumption.
Comments and suggestions submitted through a Web portal will be incorporated into a report due to Congress by the end of the year.
Bipartisanship is now studied as a relic of a bygone era.
Continuing resolution would fund most agencies at fiscal 2009 levels, but would include a boost for veterans health and the 2010 census.