Much of the difficulty in conducting effective drug surveillance is the FDA budget, observers say.
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Failure to re-bid a $5.2 million contract has a high-ranking finance panel member questioning the agency's acquisition practices.
Employers now will be able to query one system using numbers assigned to workers on their permanent resident cards and employment authorization documents.
Union members at new Federal Acquisition Service will be protected in terms of transfers, evaluations and position descriptions; training also included.
This type of high-tech ambush occurs when multiple compromised systems flood the bandwidth or resources of a targeted server.
Median response times at agencies range from less than 10 days to more than 100, auditors find.
Adopting private sector methods could save the government time and money, National Intelligence Director Mike McConnell says at Excellence in Government conference.
About 70 percent of taxpayers already can file electronically for free; figure is called too low.
Federal employees automatically would be eligible to work away from the office if the measure makes it into law.
Awards went to 23 small companies, almost a quarter of which are owned by service disabled veterans.