A new measure requires the Obama administration to provide to Congress detailed plans for the forced budget cuts that sequestration will bring.
Three agencies have implemented some of the recommendations of the Wartime Contracting Commission, but now say they don't want to do more. Some senators are considering making it mandatory.
House lawmakers made some changes to a Senate bill that puts more controls on the use of government charge cards.
GAO says advancing technology has rendered many privacy rules inadequate and outdated, creating new risks.
A Republican filibuster prevented the Senate from voting on the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 -- which might have also included data center consolidation measures -- greatly dimming hopes for legislation this year.
VA has a database of verified companies owned by veterans. Other agencies could take advantage of that resource, GAO says.
As a hearing intended to help prepare for the effects of sequestration degenerates into a partisan shouting match, one embarrassed congressman calls the event a 'spectacle.'
The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee expects to have GSA testifying about its spending choices, but the invited officials are not saying no.
Lawmakers want more record-keeping rules on the federal employees who have government credit cards.
The Government Customer Service Improvement Act would require agency officials to let OMB help them develop specific standards for customer services.
As senators prepare to deliberate over the Cybersecurity Act of 2012, a slew of amendments are emerging, including one addressing federal data center consolidation.
A bill would bar agencies from all significant regulatory action until unemployment falls below 6 percent. But no one can say how long that will take.