Former Sen. Ted Stevens, killed in a plane crash on Monday, helped create a program that gives ANCs a leg up on federal contracts.
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Swing voters increasingly think government is doing too much.
Despite opposition, chamber approves emergency $600 million spending bill to beef up security along U.S.-Mexican border.
Officials attribute savings to good management and aggressive advertising.
Defense Secretary Gates says the initiative did not produce the savings he anticipated.
The government should watch out for “man-in-the-browser” attacks that have been used to steal money from financial institutions, security expert says.
Pentagon will eliminate three organizations plus eliminate contractors, 150 senior executives and 50 flag officers.
Two recent reports finding vulnerabilities in the Pentagon’s ability to detect and prevent fakes spark concern.
Move could increase outsourcing and federal spending, union leaders and Democratic lawmakers say.
Professional Services Council argues opening FAPIIS could improperly influence the bidding process and lead to disclosure of proprietary information.