Lax controls and poor oversight jeopardize effectiveness of $5 billion stimulus program.
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Latest proposal is modeled after the federal employee health benefits program.
Approximately 1,500 Marines from Camp Lejeune, N.C., will deploy in December.
Some fear that expanding agency’s portfolio could adversely affect federal employees’ coverage.
Continuing resolution expires Dec. 18 and seven appropriations bills are pending.
Pentagon has already tapped Oshkosh Corp. to build 6,219 of the vehicles by April.
ATF and ICE are putting aside their differences and pursuing a coordinated strategy to stem the flow of guns and drugs across the border.
Implementation of the economic stimulus package is among the challenges the IG addressed from April to September.
Decision to pull out would be a "blow to the program," Rep. John Murtha says.
Pelosi also says House members will seek more details on Obama's Afghanistan plan so they can "make some judgment about the nature of the threat."