Industry contractors had questioned whether the legislation would limit their ability to provide administrative support.
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A two-week continuing resolution is on tap, to keep government running through about Dec. 17.
For fiscal 2011, the House-passed defense authorization bill includes a 1.9 percent pay raise for the military.
Spokesman says decision was driven by deadline set in law, not upcoming meeting with congressional leaders.
Experts favor efforts to change behavior of would-be leakers rather than seeking new technical ways to protect secret government data .
Complaint alleges Terry Vermillion used company services for personal work and government funds to pay for advanced training for his “office mistress.”
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., favors shuttering certain federal operations.
Both Democrats and Republicans could learn some lessons from Harry Reid’s successful reelection campaign.
Memo defines plain language and details steps for complying with new legislation.
Most of the cases involve allegations of fraud against the government brought by whistleblowers.