The Senate could soon send the bill, intended to tighten investigations of contractors and federal employees, to the White House for President Obama's signature.
Veterans Affairs has not fully responded to questions from Congress about data breaches dating back almost two years.
Congressional report finds department has not factored tech advances into its space needs at St. Elizabeth's campus.
Term limits and retirements will alter the lineup of committee chairs with jurisdiction over federal IT policy.
Supporters say the bill would protect individuals' personal information while opponents say the goal is to discourage people from using the site.
Legislators say they will likely miss the Jan. 15 deadline for a new appropriations package by at least a few days.
Association's new head of public sector policy applauds executive branch proposals, but says legislation is needed to cure what ails IT acquisition.
A pair of key senators told their House colleagues that paying acquisition experts more could have long-term benefits.
One senator said the office is split between those loyal to the former acting IG and those who complained about him to Congress.
The measure limits how much firms can bill the government for salaries and benefits paid to employees working on federal contracts
Two executives from the IBM Center for the Business of Government identify seven significant changes to watch for in the coming months.
In response to a letter from a senator, the spy agency detailed its surveillance efforts without directly addressing whether it was collecting data on lawmakers.