Lawmakers are attempting to enact acquisition mandates by attaching them to the high-priority defense policy bill.
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FCC and Homeland Security are in charge of building the national emergency communications network.
Agency says it surpassed congressional goals in all but one area; a governmentwide report is still pending.
Judiciary Committee chair and ranking member express doubts that federal scientist Bruce Ivins acted alone in the 2001 anthrax attacks.
Democrats say taxpayers footed a $15 billion bill for poorly managed acquisitions.
Sarah Palin appears to be an asset to Republicans, but it’s unlikely she’ll be a savior.
The House passed legislation prohibiting future pilot projects involving the controversial Mexican-truck program, but Senate indicates it has no plans to take up the issue.
Assistance will help those affected by recent hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires.
Officials say they are working to review the requirements and revamp the acquisition process.
Even opponents of PART say it’s likely to have some lasting and positive effects.