The Office of Management and Budget is expected to release a new memo in the next month or so detailing new goals and a strategy for shared services.
Lawmakers introduced legislation to publish standards for granting, denying or revoking security clearances.
Congressional appropriators are concerned about the Department of Veterans Affairs’ plans to implement and pay for the VA MISSION Act, which may likely place more veterans in the hands of more costly private providers.
Some 1,150 housing contracts expired during the 35-day government shutdown, but the Department of Housing and Urban Development said the situation could have been avoided if its contract management system wasn’t more than 30 years old.
Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) said he hoped for more bipartisan support in 2019 for major issues like cybersecurity and transportation.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittees on IT and Government Operations wants to see more agency behaviors change because of FITARA.
Reps. Will Hurd and Robin Kelly want a more coordinated effort around artificial intelligence to improve how agencies recruit and train cyber workers.
At the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s hearing on Wednesday on the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, the latest scorecard is expected to show progress in several areas.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee bill would create stronger laws to prevent political appointees from becoming career federal employees.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with the threat of a government shutdown looming, the National Treasury Employees Union is pleading with Congress to pass the seven remaining appropriations bills.