Chamber removes safeguards for government workers but strengthens them for employees of organizations in line to receive stimulus funding.
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Senator cites disagreements with President Obama on oversight of the U.S. Census Bureau and the economic stimulus package.
Republican leadership urges President Obama to reverse decision to extend its jurisdiction to the agency.
Agencies must appoint senior-level officials by Feb. 13 to manage recovery funds.
Legislation would fund department’s medical programs for two years at a time starting in fiscal 2011.
Funding that proved contentious in the economic stimulus package likely will be added to agency budgets this spring.
Lawmakers claim that Pentagon payments for contractor services rose by 183 percent since 2000, while military pay has gone up only 5 percent.
New policy could turn into a legal land mine, as companies try to guess how regulators meant to define words such as “timely.”
Republicans say delay on Hilda Solis nomination is procedural; await more information on her husband's tax issues.
Amid bipartisan disappointment, House and Senate lawmakers reach a deal on a $789.5 billion package to jump-start the economy.