The Energy Department is slated to keep the project open on paper for a year while developing an alternative plan for storing nuclear waste.
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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.
Allegations revolve around “inappropriate personal relationship” between former CIO and another agency official.
President Obama does not want to buy more C-17 planes and says the military has an adequate supply.
Pentagon and nation's governors are at odds over control of federal military forces and role of National Guard during domestic crises.
Then-Sen. Obama sponsored legislation in 2008 to populate USASpending.gov with copies of government contracts.
About 3,000 recipients of Recovery Act money have enrolled at FederalReporting.gov so they will be prepared to submit spending information in October.
Legislation would expand FDA's access to firms' records on compliance and issue performance standards on food safety.
Employers should prepare for short staffing this fall, and encourage employees with flu-like symptoms to stay home, officials say.