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Inconsistencies in how the requirements are applied, and difficulties removing set-asides from non-spending bills are two issues cited.
More could be done to increase physical security of data in the Defense Civilian Pay System, auditors say.
Chairman of House oversight panel wants to know what the State Department did to alert the Pentagon to 2006 shooting incident.
The oversight committee chairman is upset over the State Department’s limited cooperation with a series of inquiries -- most recently into corruption levels in Iraq.
Appropriations bills are caught up in stalemate between President Bush and Congress, with Democrats proposing $23 billion more than Bush requested.
Small business advocates say they have yet to see the details of a regulatory proposal the agency is circulating, and urge legislation to speed up implementation.
Measure would broaden the Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act, and create FBI unit to investigate criminal action by contractors in war zones.
Ex-GSA contracting officer also charged in connection with the scheme, for allegedly accepting more than $100,000 in bribes.
Defense authorization measure would require military planners to assess the risks projected changes pose for missions, and plan accordingly.