An online tool allows the public to contribute to the debate on federal budge priorities.
Democratic bill co-sponsored by Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.)would return efforts to pass comprehensive cybersecurity legislation to the Senate's front burner.
Committee hearing covers redundant systems, failed programs and lapses in oversight, all of which contribute to billions in misspent funds.
Resuming an effort he started last year, Darrell Issa is pushing legislation centered on improvements to technology acquisition.
Change in contract threshold allows agencies to consider more contracts for set-aside.
Across-the-board cuts on March 1 would hit Congress as well -- though one key line item would remain untouched.
Because the recent spending deal did not permanently solve the nation's fiscal crisis, the Defense Department is now planning measures to limit its budget risk.
Why new chairmen and post-election realities could spark action on cybersecurity, IT procurement and other key issues.
Senator calls for elimination of nearly 400 no-longer-necessary reports.
The Defense Department alone is exempt from a new law that puts a new spotlight on agency-run programs intended to aid small businesses.
Cyber defense gets more prominent role -- with clearer authorities and greater oversight -- under National Defense Authorization Act for 2013.
President fears that measures to protect employees who expose government wrongdoing could undermine his authority to manage executive branch officials.