Critics argue that fielding two types of tankers would cost more because each would have its own training and maintenance requirements.
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Oversight of Recovery Act spending adds to a workload that already is overwhelming.
New task force will promote large-scale energy development and transmission on public land.
Lawmakers say the department has failed to track how companies are spending money from economic rescue programs.
President Obama’s approval rates are likely to continue slipping as he wades deeper into the intricacies of governing.
Lawmakers explore ways to put ANCs on a more level playing field with other small, disadvantaged businesses.
Unemployment rose to 8.1 percent in February as the economy lost 651,000 jobs, the Labor Department reported last week.
The program has more than doubled in costs since its inception and has been delayed 18 months.
All government agencies are prohibited from holding public-private job competitions for rest of fiscal 2009.
Senate would boost funding for food and air safety, but cut Justice's spending on financial management system and security analysis center.