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Waxman focuses on Cheney in CIA leak probe

Citing executive branch "confidentiality interests," the Justice Department has refused to comply with previous subpoenas.

Lawmaker considers EPA subpoenas in global warming probe

Effort comes after recent comments by a former EPA official that Cheney’s office pushed to redact six of 14 pages of congressional testimony.

Weapons dealer pleads not guilty to procurement fraud

Attorney for Efraim Diveroli says government misconstrued the law, and will ask a judge to dismiss the case.

Major Defense weapons systems not fully funded, GAO reports

Congress may have to reduce spending on other federal programs or accept less warfighting capability than promised.

EPA failed to comply with sole-source contracting rules, report finds

Inspector general says noncompetitive contracts lacked proper approval, market research.

Federal identity programs boost biometrics market

The estimated value of potential contracts to implement federal identity-solutions programs has more than doubled since 2006.

Advocates outline plan to protect whistleblower rights

The new administration should create an Office of Government Transparency and Openness, panel says.

From Nextgov.com: Census re-examines using Internet for 2010 count

After years of arguing with Congress against providing an online method to submit information, the bureau is back to seriously studying the option.

IG: State Department passport system wide open

Poor security policies and lack of clear disciplinary actions allow unauthorized users to view personal information in files.

Pentagon’s top watchdog leaving post July 13

Claude Kicklighter will become director of the George Mason University School of Law’s Critical Infrastructure Protection Program.