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Management and science and technology undersecretary positions, and the top spot at the Transportation Security Administration remain in limbo.
But addition of funding for 10 C-17s marks a significant break with Pentagon officials.
The facility in Southeast Washington will unify the department and help bring jobs to the surrounding struggling neighborhoods, officials say.
Waivers address revolving door concerns related to the appointees’ former employers.
Pentagon officials also object to authorization bill language that could result in the repeal of a controversial pay-for-performance system.
Obama’s agenda has fanned fears that government is expanding too far, too fast.
Most federal contractors and subcontractors must now use the system to prove employees are legally eligible to work.
Continuing resolution will be needed to keep agencies running from the Oct. 1 start of the fiscal year until the appropriations bills are complete, House majority leader says.
Terry Pearson says he was forced to leave his job for alleging sexual and other misconduct by security guards at Camp Sullivan in Afghanistan.