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Young adults might have to wait for health care coverage

Observers say many employers will not be prepared to offer insurance to dependents up to age 26 before 2011.

From Nextgov.com: Product safety commission to use crowd sourcing

A new website will allow researchers to download data sets about incidents involving hazardous products, with the aim of identifying patterns so that warnings can be issued more quickly.

Security-related spending bills are likely to take priority

House majority leader says plan is to pass some appropriations measures before the midterm elections.

TSA viewed as 'profiling' in new screening program

Lawmaker calls on Homeland Security to suspend program using behavioral detection techniques at U.S. airports.

Sen. Patrick Leahy does not object to the telework bill in general.

Judiciary chairman holds up Senate telework bill

Jurisdictional debate on a patent provision halts legislation’s progress.

Alaska senator urges restraint on spill reaction

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski hopes exploratory drilling qill still begin this summer off the coast of her home state.

Tech firm’s use of 8(a) status questioned

Small Business Administration IG finds goods and services for owner’s other companies were billed to Alaska native firm.

FAA reauthorization should fly through in June, says lawmaker

Some controversial items in House bill include language making it easier for FedEx workers to unionize.

Deal with White House clears way for intel authorization

An authorization bill for the U.S. intelligence community has not been enacted since fiscal 2005.

House committee rejects insourcing quotas

Measure bans “arbitrary goals” for bringing contracted work back into government.