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House committee is also investigating allegations by career staffers that Robert Flores played favorites in making grant awards in 2007.
Traffic congestion, inadequate schools and a shortage of affordable housing are among the top concerns mentioned by GAO.
Contractors who feel passed over in competitions can take their case to GAO.
Department declines to identify other candidates for head of its top information and telecommunications agency.
EPA and OMB could assert executive privilege, or surrender subpoenaed documents related to their roles in determining new ozone air quality standards.
Service has 60 days to inform GAO of its future plans.
Overall, the panel doled out $1.013 trillion for the 12 fiscal 2009 appropriations bills, which would be $21 billion more than the administration proposal.
Measure would leave fate of controversial program up to the next administration.
Marriage to executive in charge of business development at Northrop Grumman raises conflict-of-interest concerns.