Virginia Republican Randy Forbes argues that the Pentagon has absorbed far more than its share of budget cuts. But will his congressional colleagues listen?
The drumbeat for procurement reform is getting louder, but consensus on how to proceed is lacking.
Three key issues – acquisition, China sourcing and surveillance are likely to dominate the IT landscape in Congress.
Just because the president is likely to get the budget first is no guarantee he will sign it first – and the order is everything.
Congress is requiring the appointment of a high-level cyber adviser to oversee offense, defense, resources, personnel, acquisition and technology.
A bipartisan pair of appropriators wants to proceed with at least part of FITARA as stand-alone legislation.
The bill reduces the impact of the sequester but will force lawmakers to agree on specific spending cuts.
Former Pentagon General Counsel Jeh Johnson won Senate approval on a 78-16 vote.
Some of the legislative proposals are in conflict with reorganization plans unveiled earlier this month by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
The measure targets critical infrastructure protection while providing no new regulatory authority for the Department of Homeland Security.
The idea is to create an incentive for agencies to relinquish spectrum as part of a plan to free up 500 megahertz for commercial use by 2020.
A coalition of industry groups is asking lawmakers to keep supply-chain restrictions out of upcoming funding bills.