President Trump announced a deal with Congress to fund the government while negotiations for border security priorities take place.
The upcoming expiration of a handful of key provisions in the Patriot Act at the end of the year could set up another battle in Congress over the size and scope of U.S. surveillance authorities.
The shutdown is having lasting effects on the mission at the Department of Homeland Security, with some effects more evident than others, according to ex-agency officials.
As furloughed feds and those working without pay face a second missed paycheck, some in Congress are looking for solutions outside of a funding deal.
While lawmakers and the White House traded barbs and remained deadlocked, protesting feds and supporters flooded a Senate office building.
Federal agencies shuttered due to the shutdown sent out a second round of furlough notices in recent days, while the Office of Personnel Management updated guidance regarding leave accrual, retirement benefits and health care enrollment.
Furloughed feds and those working without pay face a second payday without a check, as a bid for wall funding from the Trump White House appears dead on arrival in Congress.
The IT Subcommittee of the Oversight and Reform committee is being folded into Government Operations under Rep. Gerry Connolly.
The latest appropriations package being proposed by House Democrats includes funding for the Technology Modernization Fund created by the Modernizing Government Technology Act.
Frustration among rank-and-file federal employees is mounting as the shutdown stretches on with no end in sight.
Following the court ruling invalidating the citizenship question on the 2020 census, House Democrats want to ensure the Census Bureau can handle the preparations required in advance of the national count.
The final report from the Section 809 Panel charged with defense acquisition reform thinks the era of the central CIO might be coming to a close.