John Barrasso

Senate panel extends deadline for report on FBI headquarters

Senate panel extends deadline for report on FBI headquarters

A Senate committee has given the General Services Administration an additional two months to come up with a plan for building a new headquarters for the FBI, a massive project that was abruptly halted earlier this year.

The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works had requested that the agency submit a plan by Nov. 1 for how to proceed with the project. In a letter Friday, Republican Chairman John Barrasso of Wyoming and the committee’s top Democrat, Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware, extended the deadline to Jan. 29.

The years-long effort to build the headquarters — a project that Maryland officials hope will land in Prince George’s County — faced considerable uncertainty...

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