House Republicans will push a series of bills this week in an effort to curb abuse and increase transparency in the federal government.
Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R., Va.) sent a memo to Republican members on Friday, outlining the GOP’s legislative agenda for “Stop Government Abuse Week.”
Two leading Republican senators are under fire from religious groups for blocking a widely supported bill that would help combat the slaughter of Christian minorities across the Middle East, according to multiple sources familiar with the legislation.
Sen. Tom Coburn’s (R., Okla.) long crusade against government spending is coming to an end.
A new report by Sen. Tom Coburn (R., Okla.) details widespread cybersecurity breaches in the federal government, despite billions in spending to secure the nation’s most sensitive information.
The report, released on Tuesday, found that approximately 40 percent of breaches go undetected, and highlighted “serious vulnerabilities in the government’s efforts to protect its own civilian computers and networks.”
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senator Tom Coburn, a Republican from Oklahoma said late Thursday he was battling cancer and would leave Congress at the end of this year.
Sen. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.) introduced a bill Tuesday to require the government to disclose when it uses taxpayer money for advertising campaigns.
The federal government had a record number of data breaches in 2012, revealing sensitive personal information of its employees across multiple agencies, according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform highlighted wasteful federal spending on Thursday, holding a hearing that cited numerous examples of the practice, but few successes in eliminating it.