Defense authorization legislation calls on Pentagon and OPM to work together on developing an alternative personnel system.
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Watchdog finds the process for awarding nearly 400 positions to a Georgia company was severely flawed and recommends canceling the decision.
A senior House Republican aide said the new resolution is likely to fund the government until Dec. 15.
Move is a victory for the Obama administration in its push to revamp the financial regulatory system and a defeat for the banking lobby.
Government will have about 30 million doses of vaccine by the end of October, which is about 10 million fewer than had been projected.
None of the 2,800 employees affected will face layoffs, but some could be offered incentives to leave.
The prospect of the jobless rate hovering around 10 percent leading up to the 2010 midterm election should keep Democrats up at night.
The service is seeking industry input on what is technologically feasible and affordable before it puts out a request for proposals.
Military commanders in Iraq and Afghanistan brace for a new enemy: the H1N1 virus.
Senate poised to approve Homeland Security appropriations measure, which would provide $42.8 billion in discretionary funds, and excludes two E-Verify provisions.