Observers worry that without adequate funding, the institute will get bogged down in battles over grants and congressional earmarks.
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Chamber will pick up with Commerce-Justice-Science appropriations on Tuesday.
Two new IG reports highlight the promise and peril of working for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Senator questions why Agriculture agency, rather than USAID, is managing agricultural development efforts in Afghanistan.
Agencies must streamline acquisitions process and improve cost management to attract best contractors, according to think tank.
Army official's strategy can be summed up with the mantra: "Buy fewer, more often."
Most recent cost estimate is $14.7 billion.
Congressional Budget Office says figure is the highest shortfall, relative to the size of the economy, since 1945.
Disagreement swirls over whether the home financing giants' role of stabilizing and stimulating the mortgage market can be privatized.
Amendment would have cut $20 million in funding for the Public Telecommunications Facilities Planning and Construction program.