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Trump hotel lease is valid, says GSA

The lease President Trump signed with the GSA for the Old Post Office building in Washington is in compliance, an agency contracting officer said.

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House panel takes on government transparency

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee explored legislative means to increase transparency in government at a March 23 hearing.

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Spy powers at risk amid Trump controversy

The growing controversy around foreign surveillance and Trump associates is adding fuel to what's already expected to be a fiery debate in Congress over the reauthorization of FISA Section 702.

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Army: Electronic domain is contested

A contested electronic environment is the new normal, say Army leaders, and the service needs to prepare for and train to fight with degraded electronic systems and capabilities.

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House panel looks to spur acquisition innovation at DHS

The House Homeland Security Committee passed a bill that would put a manager in place to foster more acquisition innovation at the Department of Homeland Security.

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Comey confirms FBI is investigating Trump-Russia links

FBI director James Comey also told the House intel panel there is no evidence to support President Trump's wiretapping tweets, and the FBI is investigating whether there was coordination between Trump campaign officials and associates and Russia.

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Lawmakers press IRS, Education on cyber weaknesses

Two House committees pressed IRS and Education on information security concerns for a key online tool that handles millions of Social Security numbers as it facilitates students' applications for financial aid.

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Bipartsian bill looks to aid state and local governments with cyber response

The legislation would open up new avenues of assistance for state and local cyber incident response and bring resources home for its Texas-based sponsors.

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House bill would keep election systems 'critical'

New legislation in the House would permanently classify states' election systems as critical infrastructure, provide funding to secure voting systems and create cybersecurity standards.

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How career feds will manage Trump's government reorg

Without confirmed subcabinet officials, President Donald Trump's executive order calling for a federal government reorganization will be managed by agency chiefs and career executives.

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Lawmakers push DATA Act for financial industry

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is offering a bill to modernize the financial reporting process by mandating a standardized, machine-readable data format.

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Trump's 2018 budget plan hacks civilian spending for defense, homeland

As promised, a budget blueprint from the Trump administration prioritizes military and homeland security spending, and pays for increases with dramatic cuts to civilian agencies.

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Save the date for 28th annual Federal 100 Awards Gala.

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