Government shutdowns are the norm today, but it wasn’t always that way. A 1980 interpretation of the Antideficiency Act changed the way both the executive and legislative branches handled lapses in appropriations, and they haven’t looked back since.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittees on IT and Government Operations wants to see more agency behaviors change because of FITARA.
In today’s Federal Newscast, 11 agencies improved their grades, and for the first time no agency received an F on the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act or FITARA scorecard.
A leading Republican on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has expressed interest in taking a closer look at spending that’s on “autopilot,” and not ordinarily part of the annual congressional appropriations process.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Customs and Border Protection issues Accenture a partial stop work order to pause its nearly 300 million dollar contract to hire more border patrol agents.
Oracle says the Defense Department’s JEDI acquisition is fatally flawed, violating numerous procurement and conflict of interest statutes.
After losing its case before the Government Accountability Office, Oracle is taking its protest of DoD’s huge cloud procurement to the Court of Federal Claims
Getting a top-notch IT crew takes real planning and strategy. The Secret Service has a lot of work to do there.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new study by the RAND Corporation analyzes how military pay stacks up against civilian pay over the last 20 years.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department said Sgt. Ikaika Kang provided sensitive military documents and military equipment to who he thought were members of ISIS.