Measure would require acquisition officers to learn about security vulnerabilities in technology products in an effort to use the government’s vast purchasing power to push vendors to provide more secure solutions.
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Pentagon chief is clearly fed up with the status quo in the military-industrial-political complex.
Republicans and Democrats weigh the political risks of not passing a fiscal 2011 budget blueprint.
Group objects to legislation on grounds that it does not include a provision prohibiting agency funds from being diverted for other government programs.
House subcommittee chairman wants Interior to explain why leasing function and its environmental-compliance oversight would not be housed in the enforcement part of the agency.
Managers’ association urge lawmakers to ensure top-performing Defense employees don’t lose pay.
This is the Obama administration’s third pick to lead the security agency, which has been without a permanent chief for more than one year.
Bill includes $33.5 billion for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and $68 million to help with the Gulf oil spill.
Republican language banning agencies from paying employees caught viewing explicit images on work computers unravels technology bill.
President decries "cozy relationship" between agency, industry.