The Obama administration's pledge to pay the legal fees of contractors who run into trouble for sequestration-related layoffs might not be legal.
Testifying before a congressional committee doesn’t have to be an ordeal. These tips can help agency leaders stay calm and focused under fire.
DHS head defends the need for executive action on cybersecurity, but says it won't include some things that 'only legislation can do.'
Agencies now have money designated through March 27.
Although Congress couldn't agree on cybersecurity legislation earlier this year, at least one member insists it's still possible.
Despite squabbling that lasted until the last minute, the Senate passed a continuing resolution to provide funding for six more months.
With cybersecurity legislation so far going nowhere, the agency that oversees the power grid is taking action on its own.
First designated as high risk 11 years ago, human capital management is still on the front burner.
Agencies rely on small firms for their operations, but many of those companies don't have the cushion to survive harsh cutbacks from sequestration.
It wasn't just a noble vision that got America to the moon, it was also the federal government’s legal, regulatory, management and legislative framework. Paul Brubaker offers some ideas to recapture the innovative climate of the 1960s.
Legislation being drafted by House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa would clarify the CIO's role, and enact several other reforms.
While agency leaders and federal policymakers talk about cybersecurity legislation and cyber threats, many federal employees believe the government is struggling to comply with its own standards, survey reveals.
The new Congress.gov is intended to eventually replace the venerable Thomas site, launched in 1995.
In a rare joint appearance, two former DOD leaders to take Congress to task for exacerbating the top U.S. threats: budget cuts and the national debt.
The White House has outlined plans for implementing $1.2 trillion in budget reductions across the federal government.
An expected spending agreement would keep the government functioning, add some funding for high-priority programs.
Informing potential victims of a data breach as early as possible seems like a sensible policy, but it's not that easy.
A bill, expected to pass this week, would make it mandatory for agencies to factor customer service into employee appraisals.
Agencies labor mightily to hit small-business contracting targets, but the emphasis on score cards overshadows some larger questions about set-asides.
A rumored order would allegedly implement parts of a bill that stalled in Congress this year.
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