The normal budget process "cannot deal with a debt burden of this proportion," key senator says.
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Employees are not allowed to use their position and work at EPA to lend credibility to their personal opinions, officials say.
Spending reports indicate that contract and grant recipients under- and over-counted jobs created and saved.
Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, threatens to place holds on nominees if administration does not respond to questions about Gerald Walpin.
Sen. Evan Bayh of Indiana is one of 15 lawmakers looking at a must-pass increase in the federal debt ceiling as leverage for action on commission proposal.
Daniel Gordon is a “broadly supported, uncontroversial nomination,” says Senate chairman.
The total funding in the measure is $7.1 billion over the $126.8 billion provided in fiscal 2009.
A new initiative invites suggestions to improve federal acquisitions online.
Form letter could be considered propaganda designed to influence legislation, analysts find.
The $64.9 billion legislation includes $27.38 billion for the Justice Department.