Rep. Will Hurd named ranking member of House intel modernization subcommittee
The Texas Republican will meld his experience overseeing federal IT modernization and cybersecurity issues with his previous tenure on the House Intelligence Committee and background as a CIA agent.
Amazon supports ‘appropriate national legislative framework’ on facial recognition tech
The company wades in to a national conversation that's been raging for months.
GAO creates new team to ‘enhance and expand’ science and technology work
The Science, Technology Assessment and Analytics team is a "more prominent" home for the congressional agency's federal tech audits and assessments.
Steny Hoyer launches website to gather public sentiment on the shutdown
TrumpShutdownStories.us allows visitors to "support" or "oppose" funding bills passed by the House that would end the shutdown.
There’s a new select committee for modernizing Congress. What does it mean for legislative IT?
The challenge of modernizing congressional IT will get some dedicated attention in the 116th Congress.
Trump signs bill creating group to oversee VA’s GI Bill software efforts
A "tiger team" will draft a plan for fixing the issue and provide updates on the implementation of that plan to Congress.