Such employees represent less than 1 percent of the federal workforce, and less than 0.5 percent of positions above GS-15.
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Top officials said to exert unusual control over public statements of federal scientists on climate change issues.
The organization's budget had fallen in real terms by about 6 percent since 2001, even as State's overall budget grew by 50 percent.
New report indicates that the ICE2 follow-on could be a multiple award worth up to $2.25 billion.
Program is intended to expand existing services and strengthen law-enforcement response.
OPM inspector general has sought the files for its two and a half year-old probe.
Move is major reversal for Democrats, demonstrating how far they are willing to go to secure a budget deal.
CIA director told agency employees that the tapes were made in 2002 and destroyed in 2005.
Overall, the bill totals well over $500 billion and covers 15 Cabinet agencies for the fiscal year.
Appropriations committees plunge ahead on massive omnibus spending bill for consideration next week.