In an environment where cyber knowledge is more valuable than ever, two lawmakers have proposed legislation that would allow skilled cyber workers concentrated in one agency to tackle problems at other agencies.
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House legislators unanimously backed a bill that aims to elevate the federal CIO’s position and urges the creation of a plan to promote greater security across the nation’s digital infrastructure.
Free. Easy. All Online. Public interest in Congressional activity surged in recent years. Confusion, misinformation, and outright lies abound. But we can get accurate information without extensive web searches. All official Congressional activity is available on one website. Have you ever wanted to read the text of a bill for yourself, while Congress debates it?Read… Read more »
As we become an increasingly urban species the challenges related to growing numbers of people occupying finite spaces becomes an acute concern. The friction generated as we rub elbows can make us all uncomfortable. I found out at an event last week that when it comes to moderating these challenges while running the sixth mostRead… Read more »
Congress is considering expanding the transparency provisions first developed for the Recovery Act to all federal spending. A new report looks back at states’ experiences in implementing the federal reporting requirements and offers insights for the potential of extending such requirements. Since 2009, the public has been able to track the outlay of more thanRead… Read more »
While “austerity” is the buzz word in the federal government today, just three years ago the government had launched a massive recovery operation to stem the tide of what looked like a bottomless recession by spending $787 billion as fast as possible. How did career feds make it happen right? While there are debates asRead… Read more »
FAI Chairman Frank Clay, Jr. will discuss Veterans Entrepreneurial Transition Act Live Friday January 20, 2012, at 4 p.m. Eastern on http://www.georgejarkesy.com/ based in Houston, Texas. More information at http://www.FederalAllies.org
December 15, 2011 marked the 220th anniversary of our Bill of Rights. As usual, it passed without much fanfare, yet it’s been protecting American rights for more than two centuries. The Bill of Rights is part of the Constitution–our nation’s primary legal document–and they are law. Americans are quick to assert our legal rights. WeRead… Read more »
Congress is now sitting on President Obama’s American Jobs Act. It emphasizes infrastructure improvements and tax cuts. Given the politics, it will not move quickly. Congress just isn’t interested because it affects your life, not theirs. Read More … http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/8689657/president_obamas_american_jobs_act.html?cat=3
States and localities were the front line for implementation of more than $275 billion in spending via more than 65 programs. They also faced pressures to spend, spend quickly, spend wisely – and report what they did in almost real-time. A new IBM Center report examines what happened in several cities in Virginia. In 2009,Read… Read more »