Congress

Rep. Will Hurd named ranking member of House intel modernization subcommittee

by Billy Mitchell • 1 week ago

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 week ago

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 weeks ago

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

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?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

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

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

A "tiger team" will draft a plan for fixing the issue and provide updates on the implementation of that plan to Congress.

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