If Democrats take control of the Senate, it will mean big changes at key committees and could prove to be a big deal for federal workforce and IT issues.
As Democrats seek to expand their seats, a few notable lawmakers with IT and workforce policy chops could find themselves out of office when the 115th Congress convenes.
Lawmakers want answers from government officials and the private sector on how a distributed denial-of-service attack crippled leading websites last week.
Sen. Mark Warner, one of the most tech-savvy members of Congress, said industry should help him and his colleagues better understand technology so they can design smarter cyber policy.
There is more than one way to pay for modernization efforts at federal agencies.
One of the champions of IT reform in Congress said that the November election could significantly shuffle membership on committees with responsibility for cybersecurity.
A follow-up report on the leak of Rep. Jason Chaffetz's old job application data at the Secret Service finds nagging holes in the agency's management of personal data and IT.
U.S. CIO Tony Scott said a proposed IT modernization fund, still before Congress, is changing the way agencies think about upgrading legacy technology.
Key lawmakers want to make sure the Census Bureau is leaving enough time to acquire and test critical IT systems to support the 2020 population count.
A key Senate committee wants to hear from vendors about how well agencies are following IT procurement rules.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) warned rank-and-file feds at NTIA of potential adverse legal consequences of participating in a government activity that he said is expressly banned by statute.
The IT modernization bill that passed the House could be fuel for shared services to get fully airborne in the next four years, according to OMB.