The wartime supplemental may be pushed back a month to allow Congress to focus on a disaster relief package.
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Pentagon wants to cut $46 million from its Cooperative Threat Reduction program.
New blueprint replaces a host of existing emergency plans, assigning responsibility to specific federal agencies for different types of incidents.
House aides on the Homeland Security Committee believe that they will get a referral for a recently introduced cybersecurity bill.
Pork projects may have robbed Army and Marines of resources to build up their stock of up-armored Humvees and other equipment.
Change takes turf away from powerful committee chairmen, but critics say it falls short of 9/11 panel recomendations.
Darleen Druyun was sentenced in September to nine months in federal prison for violating conflict of interest laws.
Rep. Christopher Smith, R-N.J., publicly announced an upcoming classified meeting to talk about security grant allocations.
Proposal to trim $30 billion from Cold War-era military platforms could have a big impact on large defense contractors.
But critics argue that the new committee lacks sufficient jurisdiction over Homeland Security operations.