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Senate Clears Bipartisan Data Transparency Bill; Sen. Brian Schatz Comments

The Senate has unanimously approved a bipartisan bill that would provide individuals, government agencies and other organizations access to machine-readable public information at Data.gov. Sens. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) introduced the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary Government Data Act, Schatz’s office said Monday. Schatz said he will …

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Jeh Johnson, Thomas Donohue Urge Businesses to Use DHS & Chamber of Commerce Cybersecurity Resources

Jeh Johnson, secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Donohue have called on businesses to use information and resources from DHS and the Chamber to support cyber, economic and national security programs. Johnson and Donohue wrote in a joint guest post published Thursday on …

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6 GovCon Industry Groups Ask Federal Govt to Delay Implementation of Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Final Rule

Six member associations of the Council of Defense and Space Industry Associations have asked the Obama administration to delay the implementation of a final rule that aims to ensure federal contractors’ compliance with labor laws. The industry groups wrote in a letter to the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council that the …

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Sens. Richard Burr, Dianne Feinstein: Senate to Tackle Cyber Bill After Recess

The co-sponsors of the Cy­ber­threat In­form­a­tion Shar­ing Act have said the Senate is expected put the bipartisan bill to a vote following the next week’s recess, the National Journal reported Tuesday. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), CISA’s lead sponsors, made the announcement at a …

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Sens. Dianne Feinstein, Saxby Chambliss Ask Businesses to Support Cybersecurity Legislation

Senate Intelligence Committee leaders have appealed to the business community for support on legislation to increase cyber intelligence sharing between government and private organizations, Federal Times reported Thursday. John Bennett writes committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Vice Chairman Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) urged U.S. Chamber of Commerce members to lobby …

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