A new bill would tie contractor salary reimbursements to the vice president's salary, a proposal that raises the ire of some contractor advocates.
While the inquiry is unrelated to Snowden's clearance, 'background investigations have real consequences,' McCaskill says.
GAO report says few small firms would be affected; industry warns the study relies on a 'minuscule' sample size.
Twelve years after a presidential directive called for identification cards incorporating biometrics, federal efforts have lagged.
Vote set for next week on acting GSA administrator's nomination to take the role permanently.
FCC chairman nominee urged to commit to reducing federal communications spectrum.
If the House-passed bill becomes law, DOD officials would have to look closely at contractor networks, with two specific manufacturers in the crosshairs.
The revelations of monitoring at the NSA are just part of the larger debate over appropriate measures against cyber attacks.
David Walker, the leader of the Government Transformation Initiative, envisions a bipartisan commission to trim government waste and duplication.
Legislation harboring some major changes to federal IT, including budget authority for CIOs, is one major step closer to becoming law.
Small firms' offerings don't always fit the initiative's model.
A bill inching closer to reality would phase out agency suspension/debarment offices.