Government agencies are being assessed on their compliance with the 2010 Plain Language Act.
GAO and its many reports face renewed scrutiny as budget pressure heats up in Washington.
Sequestration and other hurdles pose challenges for federal IT, but it's not all bad news.
Proposals to require agencies to automatically suspend companies accused of wrongdoing have been softened in latest version of a bill.
Former Rep. Tom Davis (R-Va.) focused Congress' attention on acquisition reforms.
Former Rep. Jack Brooks (D-Texas) dominated IT procurement policy and oversight for decades.
As Congress battles over cybersecurity laws, a few lawmakers are looking for agreement.
The Selective Service System, which would administer a military draft if needed, hasn't been reevaluated in nearly 20 years, according to a GAO report.
Senator's research charges that much approrpiated funding sits unused, often resulting in unnecessary, wasteful spending.
The Air Force's annual IT conference has been shelved for 2012 as event spending comes under tough government scrutiny.
GSA teleworkers billed $750,000 in travel expenses, raising questions in Congress.
Currently, the Executive Compensation Benchmark is based on the median amount provided to senior executives in large U.S. corporations. One Senate commmittee says it's growing too much.