In today’s Federal Newscast, amid shrinking budgets and workforce cuts, the IRS has also seen a reduction in tax enforcement.
In today’s Federal Newscast, members of Congress introduced a bill to allow military servicemembers to sue the DoD for instances of medical malpractice unrelated to their military duties.
Congress killed off the Office of Technology Assessment in the mid-90s, but members of the House Appropriations Committee have taken the first step toward bringing it back. The committee, in a draft of the fiscal…
Charlie E. Williams, Jr. and Nick Tsiopanas, members of the Section 809 panel, explain why their recommendations will benefit both DoD and small firms.
Reps. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) and Sean Casten (D-Ill.) argue a revived Office of Technology Assessment wouldn’t overlap with the roles occupied by Government Accountability Office and the Congressional Research Service, but would instead prevent lawmakers from pursuing “dead end” technologies.
Members of the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress agree Congress lacks tech oversight capacity to keep an eye on federal agencies, but whether that means bringing back the Office of Technology Assessment, as some lawmakers have suggested, remains unclear.
In today’s Federal Newscast, up to $1 billion from DoD is now available to help support the Homeland Security Department’s drug enforcement efforts at the southern border.
The Army, over the next two years, plans to fundamentally reshape the way it delivers IT on its bases with an “as-a-service” delivery model.
The Office of Technology Assessment provided insight to Congress on technology and its implications and was defunded in 1995, but a recently recovered staff member of the House Judiciary Committee argued it’s time to bring it back.
In today’s Federal Newscast, more than 17 years after Pentagon’s most expensive weapons acquisition first started, the Navy said its version of the F-35 is ready for combat.