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Michael McCaul: House Cyber Info Sharing Bill to Include New Liability Protections

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) has said lawmakers are preparing a new bill to provide liability protections for private companies that share sensitive cyber-related information with ...
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House Passes DHS Budget Legislation for Rest of FY 2015

The House voted 257-167 Tuesday to pass legislation that funds the Department of Homeland Security through the rest of the current 2015 fiscal year that will go to the White House ...
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House GOP Plans Stopgap to Extend DHS Funding Bill Talks

House Republicans are considering a three-week stopgap bill to temporarily fund the Department of Homeland Security beyond a Friday midnight deadline and prevent the agency’s ...
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Lawmakers Submit Bills to Raise Federal Worker Pay 4% in 2016

Lawmakers from the upper and lower chambers of Congress have introduced identical bills that implement a 3.8-percent across-the-board pay increase for federal employees in 2016, GovExec reported ...
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House Approves 3 Bills for National Security, Infrastructure Protection

House members have passed three bills that seek to bolster national initiatives to protect vital U.S. infrastructure against security threats, Homeland Today reported Monday. Anthony ...
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Report: Compromised Product Security Clause in Defense Authorization Bill

House and Senate lawmakers are continuing work on the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act as some industry groups express concern over a clause on product cybersecurity ...
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Profile: Marcel Lettre, Principal Deputy Defense Undersecretary for Intelligence

Marcel Lettre serves as principal deputy defense undersecretary for intelligence and functions as program executive for the country’s military intelligence program. He represents ...
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New Democrat Coalition Proposes Professional Background for Acquisition Program Managers

A group of lawmakers wants to require defense program managers to have the technical and academic background to lead a particular program in a move to “professionalize” ...
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House OKs $17B Veterans Healthcare Budget Plan

The House of Representatives has passed a $17 billion budget plan for the Veterans Affairs Department, Reuters reported Wednesday. David Lawder writes the House voted 420-5 to approve ...
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House Approves Bill to Halt Internet Access Taxes

The U.S. House has passed a bill to prohibit the imposition of taxes on Internet access, Reuters reported Tuesday. Kevin Drawbaugh writes the legislation would forbit state and local ...