The Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 is widely recognized as a watershed moment in federal IT procurement legislation, and several bills since then have shaped the system further. Where does the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, now under consideration in Congress, fit into the big picture?
The nation's lawmakers could join the ranks of teleworkers if new bill passes.
With the continuing resolution to avert a government shutdown passed, lawmakers set their sights further out.
The Florida Republican and former Transportation and Infrastructure chairman now heads House Oversight's Government Operations Subcommittee, where federal IT is very much on the agenda.
A bill would make the reports that agencies generate for Congress much easier for the public to see.
Despite complaints from advocacy groups that they've had too little time to review new provisions, the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act has cleared its first hurdle.
A fast-moving afternoon session led to passage of a bill that will prevent a government shutdown.
Oversight hearing explores agency savings and agile development efforts, urges more attention to delays and overruns.
Legislation would clarify and expand investigative powers.
Joint hearing turns combative as political parties square off.
The Veterans Affairs Department is not following the SBA's regulations as closely as it claims, says the chairman of the House Small Business Committee's Contracting and Workforce subcommittee.
Measure to freeze federal hiring fails; dozens of other amendments remain to be considered as clock ticks toward possible government shutdown.