A congressional investigation has revealed that $1.1 million in bonuses were awarded to 84 employees of the General Services Administration — while the inspector general was probing these individuals for wrongdoing or misconduct.
One senator is questioning why it took nine months for the Thrift Savings Plan board to find out about a sophisticated cyber attack that compromised 123,000 TSP participants’ accounts. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) also wants to know why Congress wasn’t informed of the breach until more than a month after it was reported to the board.
The Senate confirmed the nomination of Joe Jordan as administrator for the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, as well as nominations for seven key Defense Department positions.
Senate panel rejects Air Force’s proposed decreases to National Guard aircraft and personnel, orders cutbacks in DoD civilian and contractor personnel and imposes contractor salary caps.
An Al Qaeda video calling for “electronic jihad” against western government and infrastructure is “the clearest evidence we’ve seen” that Al Qaeda wants to attack according to Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.)
Retired Air Force Gen. Lester Lyles said new legislation calling for diversity benchmarks in the military would codify the recommendations of the commission he led in 2011 and would make for a better armed forces.
The Navy’s top man in Europe said cyber is the threat that keeps him up at night.
Two high-ranking senators requested information about conference travel and spending in all GSA regions in a detailed letter on Friday.
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) talked to the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp about his objections to how the Internal Revenue Service handles whistleblower complaints.
More than 30 civil liberties groups have come out against the leading cybersecurity bill in the Senate.