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Agencies backsliding on FITARA

A leading watchdog told the House Oversight panel that agencies took some backward steps on implementing IT reforms during the transition and the early days of the Trump administration.

DHS cyber reorg bill coming

A top DHS cybersecurity official and a leading lawmaker are pushing a plan to reorganize federal cyber protection.

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Hurd: Revised MGT Act coming 'very soon'

The chairman of the House subcommittee on federal IT says that tweaks are coming to a bill to support agency moves to the cloud.

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Can Jared fix federal IT?

Seasoned government managers are hopeful about an innovation effort backed by the president, but they see pitfalls and the possibility of duplication.

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Trump hotel lease is valid, says GSA

The lease President Trump signed with the GSA for the Old Post Office building in Washington is in compliance, an agency contracting officer said.

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House panel takes on government transparency

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee explored legislative means to increase transparency in government at a March 23 hearing.

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Spy powers at risk amid Trump controversy

The growing controversy around foreign surveillance and Trump associates is adding fuel to what's already expected to be a fiery debate in Congress over the reauthorization of FISA Section 702.

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Army: Electronic domain is contested

A contested electronic environment is the new normal, say Army leaders, and the service needs to prepare for and train to fight with degraded electronic systems and capabilities.

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House panel looks to spur acquisition innovation at DHS

The House Homeland Security Committee passed a bill that would put a manager in place to foster more acquisition innovation at the Department of Homeland Security.

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Comey confirms FBI is investigating Trump-Russia links

FBI director James Comey also told the House intel panel there is no evidence to support President Trump's wiretapping tweets, and the FBI is investigating whether there was coordination between Trump campaign officials and associates and Russia.

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Lawmakers press IRS, Education on cyber weaknesses

Two House committees pressed IRS and Education on information security concerns for a key online tool that handles millions of Social Security numbers as it facilitates students' applications for financial aid.

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Bipartsian bill looks to aid state and local governments with cyber response

The legislation would open up new avenues of assistance for state and local cyber incident response and bring resources home for its Texas-based sponsors.

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