Democrats express tentative opposition to Obama proposal while Republicans call for more-drastic cuts.
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Glenn Fine was viewed as a champion of his office’s independence at a time when some are calling for enhanced IG investigative powers.
Agency sought advanced technologies prior to concerns over full-body scans and pat-downs.
Industry contractors had questioned whether the legislation would limit their ability to provide administrative support.
A two-week continuing resolution is on tap, to keep government running through about Dec. 17.
For fiscal 2011, the House-passed defense authorization bill includes a 1.9 percent pay raise for the military.
Spokesman says decision was driven by deadline set in law, not upcoming meeting with congressional leaders.
Experts favor efforts to change behavior of would-be leakers rather than seeking new technical ways to protect secret government data .
Complaint alleges Terry Vermillion used company services for personal work and government funds to pay for advanced training for his “office mistress.”
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., favors shuttering certain federal operations.