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DHS to limit employees' outside employment

The Homeland Security Department proposed a rule that would prohibit employees in certain DHS components from participating in certain outside jobs and activities. By drafting the proposals, DHS leaders are trying to prevent perceptions of conflicts of interest.

Tags: ethics , DHS , CBP , ICE , management , policy , workforce , personnel issues , Ruben Gomez

Thursday - 10/13/2011, 07:07pm EDT

Congress dodges one crisis, now on to the next

One crisis averted, on to the next. The day after Congress managed to avoid a government shutdown — again — Republicans and Democrats stared ahead Tuesday at major fights over spending that underscore a deep divide that's sure to define the fast-approaching national elections.

Tags: Congress , budget , House , Senate , Dick Durbin , Mitch McConnell

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 09:38pm EDT

Congress clashes anew over CR, disaster aid

The House approved a short-term spending measure Thursday after lawmakers rejected a similar bill earlier this week.

Tags: Congress , budget , House , Senate , shutdown , CR , disaster aid , Energy Department

Friday - 09/23/2011, 09:05am EDT

Analysis: Budget stalemate is centered on 'tiddlywinks' amount

The Senate failed to pass a continuing resolution Friday over an issue that amounts to "tiddlywinks," said Steven Dennis, Senate reporter for CQ Roll Call.

Tags: steve dennis , CQ Roll Call , Congress , Senate , In Depth , budget , continuing resolution , shutdown , Jolie Lee

Monday - 09/26/2011, 06:31pm EDT
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Senate passes 'clean' CR to avert shutdown

The Senate's six-week funding measures includes $2.65 billion for FEMA at the start of the fiscal year, dropping a provision for $1 billion worth of disaster aid that was the root of legislative gridlock. The House must pass a CR before Friday, when funding for the government runs out.

Tags: Congress , Senate , budget , continuing resolution , Harry Reid , shutdown

Monday - 09/26/2011, 08:05pm EDT

FEMA not abiding by IT approval guidelines

Sens. Joseph Lieberman and Susan Collins said the agency has not created an IT management and oversight plan. Without a comprehensive model on IT, the agency cannot fix the way it responds to disasters.

Tags: senate homeland security and governmental affairs , Joseph Lieberman , Susan Collins , DHS , information technology , Janet Napolitano , IT oversight , Courtney Thompson , senate homeland security and governmental affairs , senate homeland security and governmental affairs , senate homeland security and governmental affairs

Tuesday - 07/19/2011, 07:14pm EDT

GAO: FEMA can't measure preparedness - yet

By definition, states would be overwhelmed by a major disaster. Is FEMA ready to step in? GAO's William Jenkins says they have no idea.

Tags: Federal Drive , GAO , disaster preparedness , William Jenkins , Suzanne Kubota

Friday - 03/25/2011, 10:41am EDT
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Interagency team mobilizes in Japan disaster response

David Silverberg, editor of Homeland Security Today, has an update on the mission to Tokyo.

Tags: David Silverberg , Homeland Security Today , DHS , Japan , earthquake , tsunami , Energy , HHS , NRC , Dorobek Insider

Monday - 03/14/2011, 02:07pm EDT
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