Department works toward financial audits by focusing on budget data and information about mission-critical assets.
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Bill funds federal government through Dec. 3 at fiscal 2010 levels for most programs.
After the election, civil war could break out between the old and the new Republican Party.
It will be difficult for the oil and gas industry to comply with new "appropriate and necessary" safety requirements, according to oversight agency chief.
Continuing resolution extends funding at fiscal 2010 levels for most programs.
Measure similar to one the House passed in June would require agencies to name officials to improve inefficiency and cut redundant programs.
Panelists warn that the soaring cost and prolonged development time for new satellites have left nation vulnerable.
Agreement paves the way for enacting the first such legislation since fiscal 2005.
Senate unanimously approves bill to simplify language in government documents.
Level of waste in Iraq and Afghanistan warrants more focused oversight, says Sen. Claire McCaskill, a former state auditor.