FAA wants to make it easier for commercial drones to fly over people and at night, but the ongoing shutdown is stalling the adoption of new regulations.
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.
With tax filing season colliding with the shutdown, the IRS is bringing back tens of thousands of employees to process returns -- and most IT staffers were already excepted and on the job.
Legislation would strengthen reporting structure for CIO, CISO, require IT reports and plans.
A federal judge denied an injunction in a union lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the practice of requiring some feds to work without pay during a shutdown. An injunction could have required feds currently deemed essential or excepted to be sent home.
A lawsuit filed by the National Treasury Employees Union challenging the constitutionality of not paying federal employees during a lapse in appropriations could result in sending home feds unpaid amid the shutdown.
Feds on furlough or working without pay didn't hear much encouraging news from politicians over the weekend.
The manager of the National Institute of Health's governmentwide acquisition contracting vehicles says federal customers will have to rush to meet fiscal 2019 purchasing deadlines after the shutdown.
The shutdown is taking a toll on essential federal programs, including air traffic control and safety.
FBI agents are working without pay during the government shutdown, and their advocates say that the resulting financial instability is a national security risk.
With feds on furlough or working without pay face the prospect of a missed paycheck, President Trump signaled a long shutdown by cancelling his trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos on Jan. 22.
Steve Kelman notes (happily) that federal workers are being viewed as real people, rather than part of the problem.
David Norquist, now acting deputy secretary of defense, discussed the Pentagon's pilot database to help track spending and utilize data analytics
President Trump and congressional Democrats continued their impasse over funding the government, with Trump stalking out of a meeting with Democratic leaders at the White House and Dems saying their "path forward" requires reopening shuttered agencies.
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