Congress

Lawmakers want DOD to justify single-award move to commercial cloud

by Billy Mitchell • 4 weeks ago

Congress is asking why there should be a "single award contract rather than creating an infrastructure capable of storing and sharing data across multiple cloud computing service providers concurrently."

This OpenGov Foundation tool aims to make calling Congress great again

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

Article One uses existing technologies to help congressional offices deal with a deluge of voicemails.

Congress needs to revive in-house tech office, think tank says

by Michelai Graham • 3 months ago

Since the Office of Technology Assessment was cut in 1995, policymakers have struggled to understand and create laws around new technology, a think tank argues.

MGT Act passes Senate as amendment to NDAA

by Billy Mitchell • 7 months ago

The Modernizing Government Technology Act passed the Senate Monday as an amendment to the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act.

Gov Actually Episode 14: Everything you need to know about CBO

by Billy Mitchell • 10 months ago

Launched in 1975, the CBO serves as an independent office analyzing and "scoring" budgetary and economic issues for congressional legislation.

Bill would require Pentagon to tell Congress about active ‘special cyber operations’

by FedScoop Staff • 11 months ago

U.S. defense officials already notify lawmakers about such operations, but do so at their own discretion as there is no specific law currently in place to guide these private discussions.