Congress

  • State award under Networx protested

    A second award under the Networx contract has been withdrawn because of protest. The State Department awarded a contract to AT&T, but Qwest protested the award to the Government Accountability Office. A State spokesman says…

  • GAO’s IRS Report

    A recent GAO report finds holes in the way the IRS protects financial and taxpayer information. It says some employees have more access than they need to do their jobs, and policies are not consistently…

  • Learning Experiences

    It’s coming . . . again. Tax filing season! While you might not yet be ready, the IRS is gearing up and learning lessons from last year. The Government Accountability Office recently released a report…

  • Legal Loop

    Will he win the seat? That’s the question many are asking on the Senate side of Capitol Hill as Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris seems to be moving closer to taking the place of President-elect…

  • Legal Loop

    Will he win the seat? That’s the question many are asking on the Senate side of Capitol Hill as Illinois Attorney General Roland Burris seems to be moving closer to taking the place of President-elect…

  • Crystal-balling the confirmation hearings ahead

    What’s ahead for President-elect Obama’s Cabinet nominees?

  • Downhill From Here?

    Congress is now open for business – and they already have a lot on their agenda. While the Democratic-controlled body is facing tough challenges, such as how to deal with the current economic crisis, they’re…

  • Talking Turkey

    Americans know the story of the first Thanksgiving and the handouts from Squanto and his tribe that saved the Plymouth Colony. But do you know anything about the second Thanksgiving? The second Thanksgiving, about 387…

  • Government Accountability Office

    Chris Mihm Managing Director November 24th and 26th, 2008

  • Fade To Green

    FederalNewsRadio has been talking about the importance of the next Administration’s energy policy, but what about Congress? Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico is chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The senator says…

  • Fade To Green

    FederalNewsRadio has been talking about the importance of the next Administration’s energy policy, but what about Congress? Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico is chairman of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee. The senator says…

  • Meeting Mission Needs

    The GAO has some advice for DHS’s acquisition problems.

  • Hey Big Spender

    The Department of Homeland Security is one of the biggest spenders when it comes to procurement in the federal government and there are a lot of challenges facing their acquisition workforce. While DHS has made…

  • Hey Big Spender

    The Department of Homeland Security is one of the biggest spenders when it comes to procurement in the federal government and there are a lot of challenges facing their acquisition workforce. While DHS has made…