In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced two new bills to ensure federal employees don’t lose insurance benefits during future government shutdowns.
The Senate wants a two-year pilot program to set up online commercial marketplaces.
The House Science, Space and Technology subcommittee on Oversight promises to hold more hearings on the cybersecurity threat of Kaspersky Lab products to the government.
The Homeland Security Department issued their fifth binding operational directive on Sept. 13.
Sen. Jean Shaheen (D-N.H.) introduced an amendment to the upper chamber’s version of the Defense Authorization Act that closely mirrors the House’s Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act. The House passed its version in June. The White House still hasn’t officially weighed in on FITARA.