data privacy

FILE - A sign is displayed outside the Internal Revenue Service building on May 4, 2021, in Washington. Conservative politicians and candidates are distorting how a major economic bill passed over the weekend by the Senate would reform the IRS and affect taxes for the middle class. The Inflation Reduction Act, which awaits a House vote after passing in the Senate on Sunday, would increase the ranks of the IRS — but it wouldn’t create a mob of armed auditors looking to harass middle class taxpayers, as some Republicans are claiming. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

IRS could have trouble spending billions of Inflation Reduction Act dollars on new employees

Also in today’s Federal Newscast, Congress is going after sexual misconduct in Junior ROTC programs.

Read more

White House wants agencies to increase, improve collection of LGBTQ data

Read more
(Getty Images/iStockphoto/marcnorman)IRS building

IRS walks away from facial recognition to access online tools after backlash

Read more
Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board

Privacy, technology groups urge Biden to revive surveillance oversight board

Read more
National Institute of Standards and TechnologyNaomi Lefkovitz, National Institute of Standards and Technology

New draft NIST guidance outlines risk management for data privacy

Read more
FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2019, file photo a worker gets ready to pass out instructions in how fill out the 2020 census during a town hall meeting in Lithonia, Ga. The U.S. Census Bureau says a test for the 2020 census shows having a question about citizenship didn’t have much of an impact on response rates for the general population, though responses by Hispanics were down slightly. The test results were released Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)

Researchers warn Census Bureau about accuracy concerns with method

A new technique to protect the privacy of participants in the 2020 Census could foster distrust between the Census Bureau and researchers if it results…

Read more
FILE - This Nov. 23, 2018 file photo shows President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate behind mangrove trees in Palm Beach, Fla. On Saturday, March 30, 2019, a woman carrying two Chinese passports and a device containing computer malware lied to Secret Service agents and briefly gained admission to the club over the weekend during his Florida visit, federal prosecutors allege in court documents. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Newly revealed emails show how VA officials felt about ‘Mar-a-Lago crowd’s’ involvement in agency affairs

In today’s Federal Newscast, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington obtained hundreds of emails showing VA officials questioned the Mar-A-Lago…

Read more

How data collection works

Krisztina Pusok, director of policy and research, American Consumer Institute, discusses how data collection works.

Read more