Sometime in the next few weeks, the Senate is expected to take up a bill designed to strengthen the nation’s cybersecurity infrastructure. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approved the legislation Thursday by voice vote.
A new report from the GAO outlines how you can do this.
GPO prepares to celebrate 150 years of Keeping American Informed on the documents of our democracy. Public Printer, Bob Tapella, tells us how.
How low can they go? House Democrats say they’ll forgo a traditional budget resolution for 2011 and opt for a plan to reduce non-security discretionary spending beyond what the president has proposed. We get details from The Hill’s Walter Alarkon.
An organization representing companies that sell to the federal government is worried about newly approved provisions of the Defense Appropriation Bills now pending in the House and Senate. The Professional Services Council is worried that the provisions could cause more harm than good to contractors, and in some cases, were approved without the benefit of rigorous debate on their potential to affect the contracting community.
CBP to implement and evaluate technologies at two sites in Arizona this year to see how well SBINet works and whether to continue deploying the technology. These tests are part of Secretary Napolitano’s assessment of SBINet’s value. Lawmakers remain pessimistic that the program can get back on track.
A companion bill will be introduced in the House.
New GAO report examines old issue.
Antennas intended for US e-Passports were being manufactured in Thailand. Were. GPO’s Steve LeBlanc explains.
Senator Joseph Lieberman thinks his cybersecurity bill will be the one to cross the finish line to the President’s desk.
NIH director Dr. Francis Collins testified before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health yesterday that the immediate future could be difficult because of poor economic conditions and stimulus funds running dry.
Senator Tom Carper tells Federal News Radio there is a lot of room for improvement.
A U.S. government contractor is still assembling a key passport component in Thailand despite repeated warnings about security risks. The Center for Public Integrity’s John Solomon explains.
In last night’s address, Obama urged Congress and the nation to get behind sweeping energy and climate change legislation, a domestic priority of his presidency that has stalled on Capitol Hill. Congressional expert Jodi Schneider explains what bills address what and where they are in the process.