If we can drive cars for more than 100,000 miles, Congressman wonders, why do agencies need the newest IT products?
House hearing on draft legislation explores budget authority, chains of command and the sheer number of agency CIOs.
As Congress assembles a new IT procurement bill, the former head of the OFPP urges easing tensions between agencies and companies as his 'myth-busting' campaign sought to do.
The VA's new system, deployed in 2012 with a goal of dramatically cutting claims processing time, has so far not lived up to its promise.
Sen. Tom Coburn suggests leaving positions unfilled -- and names them a few.
The March 1 sequester will almost certainly take place -- and negotiations to avoid a full-blown shutdown just a few weeks later are not looking particularly promising.
As implementation of the president's cybersecurity executive order takes shape, critics say Congress must pass legislation if there is to be a significant improvement.
As the window narrows for government leaders to undo sequestration's automatic spending cuts, leaders are ramping up opposition to the measure and warning of the grave impact that the cuts would bring. But other groups are taking a different tack, suggesting that at least some of the cuts could be beneficial for the nation.
Companies that are too big to qualify for small-business advantages, yet too small to compete seriously against major corporations, may get some help from Congress.
Legislation is the second recent attempt to overturn an executive order calling for across-the-board raise.
A possible gap in satellite weather coverage has warranted the topic's inclusion on GAO's high-risk list.
While two items fell off the list in its latest iteration, dozens of areas have been listed for a decade or more.
The new congress brings a new roster of overseers, aided by some familiar names.
A controversial bill that died in the Senate last year has been reintroduced, with bipartisan sponsors defending the legislation's privacy protections.
DOD's Ashton Carter warns that a new national defense strategy might be needed if sequestration takes effect.
Also: Expect the resurrection of one of last year's failed cybersecurity bills.
State of the Union address also touches on impending budget cuts.
Darrell Issa would like to change the way the government decides to bar some companies from contract eligibility.
The budget squeeze coupled with a bill to change the small-business targets add up to a challenge for contracting officers.
House Speaker Boehner insists that only spending cuts should be involved in avoiding sequestration.
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