Bill would increase spending by about 8 percent, or roughly $30 billion, over fiscal 2008 levels.
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Group is hoping to preserve language in the omnibus spending bill that would bar the IRS from hiring private collection agencies.
Craig Fugate, director of the Florida division of emergency management, is well-known in the disaster response community.
Curbing the military’s massive appetite for energy could save lives and reduce operational risks.
McCain is defeated in his attempt to replace the omnibus spending bill, which would increase spending by about 8 percent, with another continuing resolution.
Personnel cuts, the complex nature of the work and the department’s operation under a continuing resolution contributed to errors.
Eric Shinseki told the American Legion that he's taken on the issue of the claims backlog, but conceded he does not understand the problem.
Peter Orszag defended the figures, saying they are "in line" with those of CBO when the cost of the $787 billion economic stimulus package is added.
Data on spending and other activities will be posted on agency Web sites and Recovery.gov.
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