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House committee says Blackwater has reported more shooting incidents than two other protective services contractors combined.
Contractor representatives say certain legislative language could make doing business with government burdensome.
Measure contains language that would infringe on the president’s responsibility to supervise the executive branch officers, administration argues.
Budget and staffing issues have put the security of federal correctional officers at risk, labor officials say.
Champion of restrictions says the Army is not interpreting new limits on metals from foreign suppliers correctly, and could get a temporary waiver.
Groups can play a key role in crisis, but support and expectations need to be clear, panelists say at hearing.
Proponents of the position say it needs to be occupied by an official who can give it his or her full attention.
Oversight hearing will focus on the role of private security contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Senate majority leader says he intends to send President Bush three spending bills in the coming weeks and “see what he does with them.”