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A road map for oversight to come

House details committees' planned reviews and investigations of the executive branch this Congress.

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Shinseki: VA to move forward with electronic records

Veterans Affairs secretary assures senators that the VA will move forward on a joint electronic health records system, even as Pentagon officials are pausing to review their approach.

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Delinquent feds in GOP crosshairs on Tax Day

House expected to pass bill to prohibit federal employment for those with "seriously delinquent" tax bills.

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Congress spares feds from online disclosure

Repeal of part of the STOCK Act passes with no fanfare, little explanation.

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OMB nominee gets easy first hearing

Carper's committee shows bipartisan support for the likely next budget director.

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House Intel leaders tweak CISPA to improve chances

Sponsors promise redactions and restrictions, rebut charges that measure is a 'surveillance bill.'

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Administration pushes back on IT sourcing restrictions

Could restrictions on buying IT from China prove "highly disruptive" to agencies?

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Feds could take a Twitter lesson from Capitol Hill

Some members of Congress excel in their use of social media, research service finds.

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A possible reprieve on STOCK Act disclosures?

National Academy of Public Administration warns that online financial reporting could 'threaten agency missions, individual safety and privacy;' Carper vows 'very serious consideration.'

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A modest proposal: Eliminate poor performers first

Sen. Tom Coburn has some questions for OPM about personnel priorities and furloughs.

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How many hats can an OSDBU director wear?

Lawmakers question VA's small-business setup

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4 agencies get new rules on China IT sourcing

Restrictions authored by Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) included in continuing resolution; rules could be expanded to other agencies