The private security contractor has been denied a license to operate in Iraq, and State will not renew the firm’s contract when it expires in May 2009.
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Groups estimate that as much as $4 billion will be needed over 10 years to cover the costs of the 100-percent screening mandate.
Program designed to transform the ground-based air traffic control system to a satellite-based system might get more funding as part of the economic stimulus bill.
President adds complexity to the objective by committing to move managers to the front lines.
Department did not coordinate with TSP’s oversight board when it sent a phony e-mail to employees asking for personal information.
GAO report singles out salaries and ethics processes as barriers to swift hiring.
Postmaster general proposes scaling back service during slower months such as July and August.
Majority leader rejects a request for an earlier vote in order to maintain good relations.
Under consideration is a stipulation that firms receiving program funds return to the government any executive bonuses paid out since the initiative began.
Program costs have ballooned over the last three years, increasing by more than 50 percent.