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Homeland Security chief lists FEMA overhaul among achievements

Michael Chertoff says the agency has been "substantially and successfully retooled" since hurricanes Katrina and Rita.


Issa moving to create house Republican investigative unit

Ranking member of government reform panel says he wants greater oversight of federal agencies.

Military forms special units trained to respond to possible WMD attacks

Creation of such a defense capability was recommended by the 9-11 Commission.

Senate’s new small business leader says SBA deserves Cabinet status

Incoming chairwoman asks Obama to re-empower the agency so it can serve as a stronger advocate for small firms.

From Nextgov.com: SSA becomes first to log on to national health network

Decision to use nationwide network to support processing disability claims is viewed as a boon to government push for more use of e-health records.

Center of Power

Senate Democrats won’t be able to overcome filibusters without the help of their middle-of-the-road colleagues.

Obama’s pick for Education secretary garners widespread praise

Arne Duncan is admired for his willingness to undertake tough reforms and for his ability to work with teachers unions.

From Nexgov.com: AT&T to offer secure Internet connections under federal telecom contract

GSA announced AT&T has been awarded the first such contract via the Networx Universal telecommunications program.

Jury deliberates in Safavian case

Trial ends without attorneys for former top Bush administration procurement official calling any witnesses to the stand.

Obama's HUD nominee draws praise from all sides

Advocacy groups, legislators welcome Shaun Donovan.