After a short stint holding the House Oversight and Government Reform gavel, Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) announced plans to leave Congress.
After spending seven years and almost $60 million on a failed electronic health records system, the Coast Guard is back to using paper. Many lawmakers are urging a commercial solution.
Despite its unconfirmed budget and the possibility of another shutdown, the Census Bureau is moving ahead with its plans to conduct its critical dress rehearsal on time.
The Government Accountability Office has added the governmentwide security clearance process to its list of government programs most in need of reform.
The move comes despite statistical research supporting an internal Census recommendation to combine two key questions to improve response rates.
The congressional watchdog looks to take on the FCC's electronic filing system and the possible widespread of use bots to flood the system.
A House committee is investigating whether coordinated research and disclosure embargoes helped or hurt.
Agencies got a sneak preview at the elevated importance cybersecurity programs and personnel can expect to receive during future government shutdowns.
A Democratic supporter of the continuing resolution currently funding the government says that there's too much to do and not enough time to do it before the measure expires.
A midday procedural vote in the Senate clears the way to reopen the government with a stopgap spending bill that lasts through Feb. 8.
Hours after the Senate passed a three-week continuing resolution, the House followed suit, sending the bill to the White House.
After a weekend of legislative negotiations, the Senate will begin key procedural votes at noon on Jan. 22 to end the shutdown.