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Officials question cost, scope of e-mail storage measure

Measure takes aim at the Bush White House's inability to locate hundreds of days' worth of e-mail messages.

April 24, 2008 Leave a comment

Monday vote to limit debate on aviation legislation planned

FAA reauthorization bill has been stalled because of funding dispute over modernizing air traffic control system.

April 24, 2008 Leave a comment

Coast Guard protests House authorization bill maneuver

Substitute language would undermine commandant’s authority, compromise security, White House says.

April 24, 2008 Leave a comment

Senate Democrats to hold hearings on contracting abuses in Iraq

Whistleblowers to testify on waste, fraud and abuse such as theft and double-billing.

April 24, 2008 Leave a comment

Only 3 percent of feds, contractors have received new ID cards

After solving “data quality” issues, OMB finds that the number of workers needing the high-tech cards has more than doubled since its last report.

April 24, 2008 Leave a comment

FBI releases details of expansive data-sharing program

Software will identify criminal activity hotspots, offer mapping and conduct threat level assessments.

April 23, 2008 Leave a comment

New tax provision could cost Defense $17 billion

Department’s report to Congress details expense of withholding 3 percent of payments to contractors.

April 23, 2008 Leave a comment

Democrats threaten to subpoena DHS transition plans

House committee is giving the department until May 23 to produce documents, but law does not require DHS to submit plans to Congress.

April 23, 2008 Leave a comment

Waxman probes contractors' use of off-shore subsidiaries

House chairman seeks estimates of tax savings the subsidiaries have generated and data on gross profits, owners, employees and benefits.

April 23, 2008 Leave a comment

House passes three contracting bills

Legislation focused on improving transparency in federal acquisition.

April 23, 2008 Leave a comment