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House backs expansion of law governing wartime contractors

Measure would broaden the Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act, and create FBI unit to investigate criminal action by contractors in war zones.

October 4, 2007 Leave a comment

Former building security contractor pleads guilty to bribery

Ex-GSA contracting officer also charged in connection with the scheme, for allegedly accepting more than $100,000 in bribes.

October 4, 2007 Leave a comment

Lawmakers to Pentagon: Plan for climate change

Defense authorization measure would require military planners to assess the risks projected changes pose for missions, and plan accordingly.

October 4, 2007 Leave a comment

Panel told State Department lacks plan to fight Iraq corruption

U.S. efforts to build up the Iraqi government's capacity are hindered by a lack of coordination, GAO chief and inspector general say.

October 4, 2007 Leave a comment

Investigators probe whether HUD chief steered contract

At issue is whether Alphonso Jackson lined up work at the Housing Authority of New Orleans for a friend.

October 4, 2007 Leave a comment

Game plans for spending bills become clearer

Democrats will use the pre-Thanksgiving period to send Bush domestic appropriations measures, saving emergency war funding for next year.

October 3, 2007 Leave a comment

House backs stronger requirements for contract building guards

Measure would prohibit the Federal Protective Service from hiring companies owned or operated by convicted felons.

October 3, 2007 Leave a comment

Army to consolidate environmental contracts

Critics are concerned that the overhaul will make it more difficult to address local environmental concerns.

October 3, 2007 Leave a comment

Whining Won’t Help

Criticism that National Republican Congressional Committee leaders are too optimistic and not aggressive enough may be misplaced.

October 2, 2007 Leave a comment

Labor-HHS spending bill might be next in clash with White House

Tactic assumes the bill is a political winner, even if Democrats lack the votes to override a veto.

October 2, 2007 Leave a comment