A group of lawmakers, led by Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., says the move would hurt small companies and hamper disaster recovery efforts.
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Lack of authority to oversee attorneys could impede ethics investigations, IG tells lawmakers.
Anticipated debates over a new farm bill and reauthorizing the State Children's Health Insurance Program will compete for time with the spending measures.
Impressive fundraising won’t necessarily translate to presidential hopeful Barack Obama winning the Democratic nomination.
Budget panel will consider the nomination if it gets the appropriate documents, chairman says.
Democrats will have trouble meeting their goal of passing 12 fiscal 2008 appropriations measures individually and on time.
“Panicked” IT specialist lied to investigators looking into the loss of a hard drive with personal data on about 1.5 million people, IG says.
Congressional report says gaps threaten security, continuity of government; agency says it already is focused on filling positions.
Greater transparency needed to solve agency’s problems, watchdog groups say.
Sensitive data could be at risk, inspector general finds in review of 298 laptops.