Critics say the law allows companies to skimp on benefits and dodge tax obligations by classifying workers as independent contractors.
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Some high-level career officials can’t cite any presidential transition activities at their agencies, survey finds.
Outgoing Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman cites growing demand and urgent need to reduce emissions.
But John Young emphasized that 60 percent to 70 percent of the Pentagon's acquisition programs are run well.
The vote opens a vacancy atop the Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
Jim Williams calls for all agency supply schedules to be open to state and local governments.
The service is enlarging its active-duty force by 65,000 soldiers and its National Guard and Reserve units by another 9,000 troops, but more additions could be necessary if the current pace of operations continues.
Union says pay for performance creates incentive to underreport air traffic controller mistakes.
Summaries are designed to help the incoming administration home in on urgent challenges.
Twenty of 24 major agencies passed their evaluations, including the Treasury Department, which had to submit its statements just as the economic rescue began.