Measure would restore $900 million of $1.2 billion in proposed cutbacks to Justice Department programs.
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Changes will reach every state by late 2007; eventually individuals will receive alerts on cell phones.
Unions label the announcement a political move to counter congressional efforts to eliminate funding.
Personal conflicts between a career official and political appointee contributed to poor handling of the incident, report says.
Update to Federal Acquisition Regulation makes for easier access to emergency procurement rules.
Six weeks in, Lurita Doan is optimistic that her agency can finish the year in the black.
Extra funding would have broken spending cap, opponent noted.
Lawmakers to launch the Radio Frequency Identification Device caucus Thursday.