The MOVE IT Act, which takes a different approach to funding IT modernization that the administration has proposed, may have a better chance of clearing Congress.
A new bill, which would empower agencies to reprogram funds and bank their own savings, could be an easier sell to appropriators than the White House's plan for a $3.1 billion governmentwide fund.
Transparency advocates are pushing Congress to go after agencies for shoddy responses to the sunshine law.
Senate appropriators grilled top VA officials about whether the military and Veterans Affairs electronic health records systems are cooperating.
In a newly introduced bill, the chairman of a key government oversight subcommittee seeks to punish feds who destroy records and to enshrine existing records policy in law.
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 FBI closed its case against Hillary Clinton, but many on Capitol Hill still have questions.
The White House set up the Presidential Innovation Fellows program in 2012. Now, the House Majority Leader wants to make the program permanent.
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.
The House passed a bill that would give agencies authority to block employee access to webmail, but the White House is pledging a veto.
Recently introduced legislation would open the world of modern transportation apps to federal reimbursement.
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.).
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