Also in the News: Defense Authorization bill faces veto threat

The Bush administration has threatened to veto the 2009 Defense Authorization bill if it places limits on the Defense Department's use of contractors, Federal Times reports.

The Senate version of the bill contains provisions that would make security work done by private contractors inherently governmental, bar contractors from interrogating detainees and prohibit DOD agencies from conducting public-private competitions for federal work.

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