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Convicted former procurement chief requests new trial

July 13, 2006 Convicted former Bush administration official David Safavian has requested a new trial, arguing the inclusion of e-mails between him and lobbyist Jack Abramoff as evidence constituted hearsay that might have prejudiced jurors. "[T]he e-mails remain hearsay since the truth or credibility of the matter asserted must be weighed by the...

Industry seeks to avoid patchwork of chemical security standards

June 30, 2006 While expressing support for newly introduced chemical security legislation, an advocate for the chemical industry Thursday urged Congress to strengthen the bill's pre-emption of state laws on the subject. "We need to make sure that we don't have a patchwork of standards at the state level," Marty Durbin, director of...

Winners in 2005 base closing round celebrate gains

May 27, 2005 While lawmakers from Connecticut and South Dakota -- both hard hit by Defense Secretary Rumsfeld's recommended defense base closures and realignments -- are fighting to keep their bases intact, members from districts that stand to gain from the 2005 BRAC round are busy touting their successes. Maryland stands to add...

Transportation agency chiefs support homeland consolidation

July 9, 2002 In testimony before a House subcommittee Tuesday, transportation authorities voiced their approval for the White House plan to consolidate several transportation-related agencies under the proposed Homeland Security Department. John Magaw, head of the Transportation Security Administration, said he fully supports the plan under H.R. 5005 and called the initiative "a...

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