Leaders of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee want details on federal employees' political activities during this contentious election season.
House Democrats want assurances that the wildly popular Pokemon Go app is consuming the data of unsuspecting mobile consumers.
The attack on several congressional websites comes in the wake of a failed coup in Turkey -- an uprising some Turkish leaders have blamed in part on the U.S. government.
An open data bill in the House would require all congressional documents to be published in machine-readable format.
Sites hosted by the Library of Congress, including Congress.gov, have been down intermittently since a July 17 attack.
The MOVE IT Act, which takes a different approach to funding IT modernization that the administration has proposed, may have a better chance of clearing Congress.
Transparency advocates are pushing Congress to go after agencies for shoddy responses to the sunshine law.
A new bill, which would empower agencies to reprogram funds and bank their own savings, could be an easier sell to appropriators than the White House's plan for a $3.1 billion governmentwide fund.
Senate appropriators grilled top VA officials about whether the military and Veterans Affairs electronic health records systems are cooperating.
In a newly introduced bill, the chairman of a key government oversight subcommittee seeks to punish feds who destroy records and to enshrine existing records policy in law.
The funding would concentrate on community-owned utilities and electricity cooperatives, which generally have less money to spend on cybersecurity than bigger, investor-owned utilities.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is looking into political appointees who slide into career jobs.