News Articles

ABC News | Jan 7, 2016

State Dept. Failing to Respond to Records Requests, Report Finds

The State Department is failing to respond in a timely and accurate manner to requests for public records filed under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), an internal watchdog investigation released today concludes.

The Washington Post | Jan 7, 2016

After feds bungle management, contractor to resume control of Army child-care program

The government will turn over the management of a program that helps Army families pay for private child care back to a private contractor after a federal agency bungled the job for a year, officials said Wednesday.

Nextgov | Jan 6, 2016

OPM Still Hasn’t Answered Questions on Background Check Hack, Republicans Say

Congress is still waiting for details requested five months ago from the Office of Personnel Management about an agency data breach that allowed U.S. adversaries to obtain information on 21.5 million federal employees, national security contractors and their families, according to some Republican lawmakers.

FCW | Jan 5, 2016

NASA’s aging tech worries Capitol Hill watchdogs

Leaders of government oversight panels in the House and Senate are worried that NASA is relying on obsolete technology.

Wall Street Journal | Jan 5, 2016

Obama’s Gun Plan: A Legal Assessment

President Barack Obama’s executive moves on gun policy won’t likely run afoul of the Supreme Court’s Second Amendment precedents, which in 2008 for the first time recognized an individual right to own firearms and have rejected local ordinances that effectively outlawed handgun possession.

The New York Times | Jan 1, 2016

U.S. Doesn’t Know How Many Foreign Visitors Overstay Visas

The question from the congressman to the Obama administration official was straightforward enough: How many foreign visitors overstay their visas every year?