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.
The White House set up the Presidential Innovation Fellows program in 2012. Now, the House Majority Leader wants to make the program permanent.
The FBI closed its case against Hillary Clinton, but many on Capitol Hill still have questions.
Lawmakers are considering opening up previously limited federal functions to commercial competition.
Comprehensive cargo scanning remains elusive, but technology could help detect the most dangerous contraband.
Recently introduced legislation would open the world of modern transportation apps to federal reimbursement.
The House passed a bill that would give agencies authority to block employee access to webmail, but the White House is pledging a veto.
The scope and nature of the cyberattack on the Ukrainian power grid last year has spurred legislation in Congress that would make the U.S. grid less digitized.
Government proposals to weaken encryption and expand hacking authorities are cut from the same cloth of uninformed or ill-considered policymaking in response to security threats, according to Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.).
DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson told a Senate committee that a key test of a biometrics-based exit system is advancing and NPPD's reorganization should move forward.
Two senior GOP lawmakers are questioning the viability of long-standing plans to end U.S. control of the address book of the internet.