DHS fields almost two dozen requests from states for cybersecurity services to help protect voter systems, as Capitol Hill leaders from both parties oppose critical infrastructure designation.
Agencies say OPM's policy requiring agencies to seek approval to move political appointees to career posts is confusing, and OPM does not identify all cases.
The House Energy & Commerce Committee staff didn't wait for a report on FDA's cyber vulnerabilities to be completed to before it let the agency know there was a big potential problem.
Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) said agencies are missing out on younger workers because of the government's rigidity, particularly its protracted hiring process.
Both chambers of Congress came to terms on some disputed spending deals, allowing votes to proceed on a continuing resolution to keep the government funded through Dec. 9.
Another state official tells Congress that direct DHS oversight could create new risks, "ultimately undermining the security of our elections."
A month after the FAA's rules for integrating commercial drones into U.S. airspace took effect, commercial operators see a bright future, but also want more guidance.
Senate Democrats are pressing for funding for water cleanup in Flint, Mich. If no one blinks, another government shutdown could be in the offing.
As commercial satellite imaging companies multiply, NGA is looking for new ways to acquire mapping data.
Jeh Johnson updated lawmakers on election security efforts during a hearing that focused on a variety of online and physical threats.
Congressional staffers have a lot of responsibility to protect their decentralized IT systems.
The 1996 repeal of the Brooks Act ended the General Services Administration's monopoly on IT purchases.