Sheldon Whitehouse

  • Two competing bills disagree over how much Homeland Security should dictate cyber standards to the private sector.

    June 11, 2012
  • Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), who led a Senate Intelligence Committee review of cybersecurity policy last year, said he is hopeful that Congress will be able to pass an overhaul of cyber laws this year. Whitehouse has been critical of the pace at which the Obama Administration has moved to propose such changes to lawmakers.

    April 11, 2011
  • A Senate Democrat blasted the Obama administration for holding up passage of cybersecurity legislation that has been subjected to a more than year-long interagency review process.

    March 10, 2011
  • A Senate committee hears testimony on changes at the Environmental Protection Agency reversing what some consider eight years of setbacks for the agency\'s career scientists. The GAO notes one key database is on the road to improvement.

    June 10, 2009