High-level nominees face burdensome security clearance process. And at the lower levels, it's even worse.
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Total amount of earmark funding for the nine bills fell from $2.87 billion to $1.99 billion.
Horace Cooper, former chief of staff for the Employment Standards Administration, faces a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison.
Security specialists doubt the new rule will do much to improve computer network protection.
While small businesses earned more than ever in federal prime contracts, their piece of the procurement pie shrank slightly from fiscal 2007.
Recovery Act investment stirs concerns about health care rationing among opponents of congressional reform proposals.
Only four of president's proposals to slash nonmilitary spending have been approved.
The Energy Department is slated to keep the project open on paper for a year while developing an alternative plan for storing nuclear waste.
Administration officials this past week have publicly tied the benefits of health IT to the president’s larger, more controversial health care reform effort.
The Center for Tobacco Products will be staffed by several hundred current agency employees and new hires.