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Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.)

Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C) proposed a bill that would cut federal employee pay by 8.7 percent if the employee makes over $100,000 a year. Uniformed military personnel are exempt. In our Congressional Spotlight, Rice tells In Depth with Francis Rose why he chose the percentage cut he chose and why he wants to cut federal pay in the first place.

Tags: Tom Rice , House , Congress , pay , In Depth

Friday - 03/20/2015, 05:03pm EDT

Rep. David Price (D-N.C.)

Personnel costs take up a larger share of Customs and Border Protection's budget than ever before. More than 70 percent of the agency's Fiscal 2015 budget request will go to compensation. Some members of Congress are worried those rising costs will crowd out CBP's ability to deliver high-priority IT projects and fulfill its mission. In our Congressional Spotlight, Rep. David Price (D-N.C.), ranking member of the House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee, tells In Depth with Francis Rose the problem CBP has is two-fold.

Tags: David Price , House , In Depth , CBP

Wednesday - 04/09/2014, 06:22pm EDT

GOP speaking out on threats against Democrats

Rep. Walter Jones of North Carolina is among a handful of Republicans speaking out against the violence.

Tags: management , Rep. Walter Jones , health care , attacks , Capitol Hill ,

Thursday - 03/25/2010, 03:19pm EDT

Congressman wants faster action from Treasury on mortgage reform

Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio explains his stance.

Tags: management , Freddie Mac , Fannie Mae , Treasury Department , Rep. Jim Jordan , mortgage reform ,

Monday - 03/15/2010, 04:24pm EDT

Wolf: fresh eyes needed for intel fixes

Rep. Frank Wolf calls for the creation of a "Team B" made up of experts who could provide the president with fresh perspectives on dealing with the intelligence system.

Tags: Congress , Frank Wolf , 9/11 commission , mngt , FBI , Bruce Hoffman

Thursday - 01/14/2010, 11:30am EST

Sen. Ben Cardin on efforts to fix traffic before BRAC breaks it

$300 million has been set aside for BRAC-related transportation mitigation efforts. Will that be enough?

Tags: BRAC , management , traffic , Ben Cardin ,

Monday - 01/11/2010, 12:05pm EST

Carney: SBInet may get one more chance

The GAO reports DHS has not effectively managed key aspects of SBInet testing.

Tags: contracting , Congress , Technology , Boeing , SBINet , Chris Carney , DHS , Management, Investigations, and Oversight , mngt

Friday - 03/19/2010, 10:40am EDT

More mobility means more airspace needed

Daily new, attractive and useful applications are added to wireless services, and data rates continue to increase as consumers require faster access to mobile applications. Additional spectrum for commercial wireless services will be needed and it will be needed soon.

Tags: Congress , FCC , tech , wireless communications , Rick Boucher

Thursday - 01/28/2010, 09:30am EST

Defense on the SPOT defending contractors

DoD, State and USAID have a new understanding about how to use the Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker (SPOT) as their system for tracking required information

Tags: contracting , House Armed Services Committee , Vic Snyder , Defense , DoD , SPOT ,

Wednesday - 03/24/2010, 11:05am EDT

Pre-screening process changes post undie-bomber

Changes are in the works for visa security passenger pre-screening efforts in the wake of Flight 253.

Tags: VISA , TSA , pre-screening , State , ICE , CBP , DHS , Henry Cuellar

Friday - 03/12/2010, 10:08am EST
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