The White House plans on spending 5 percent more to secure federal networks and data in 2020, with more than half of the funding going toward Defense Department cybersecurity. Get this story and others in today’s Federal Newscast.
The legislative branch doesn’t lack for watchdog offices, but as agencies continue to adopt emerging technology at an accelerating pace, lawmakers and good-government groups have reviewed their calls to bring back the Office of Technology Assessment.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) is asking the Defense Department which military projects will lose funding due to Donald Trump diverting $3.5 billion from military construction accounts to build a wall on the southern border.
Despite the surge in mail and packages from the holiday season and a bump in market mail leading up from last year’s midterm elections, the Postal Service ended the first quarter of fiscal 2019 worse off than the year before.
Imagine asking for a $100 grant or gift from a charity because you desperately need it to fill the tank with gas so you could get to a job where you were not getting paid?
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general found that when it comes to detention facilities contractors, Immigration and Customs Enforcement doesn’t adequately hold them accountable for written performance standards.
In today’s Federal Newscast, an internal email to staff at the National Park Service explained the effect the partial government shutdown had on the agency.
Either House Democrats will cave on the southern border wall, President Donald Trump has learned his lesson or he’ll call a national emergency to get it built.
Special prosecutor Robert Mueller has been almost like a silent partner throughout the Trump administration, but for President Bill Clinton in the 1990s, it was Kenneth Starr.
If you want to know the best way to secure the border, why not ask the people who do the securing day-to-day? That’s the suggestion from Tom Kochan, a management professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management.