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U.S. general spared prison in sexual misconduct case

The Army general at the center of a sexual misconduct case that put the military justice system itself on trial was spared prison Thursday and sentenced to a reprimand and a $20,000 fine -- a punishment legal experts, a women's group and members of Congress decried as shockingly light.

Tags: Brig Gen Jeffrey Sinclair , Army , sexual assault , adultery , 82nd Airborne Division , James Pohl , Jamie Barnett , Lt Col Gary Solis , Maj Gen Walt Huffman , Army disciplinary board

Friday - 03/21/2014, 03:16am EDT

CMS, IRS promise to meet cybersecurity requirements to protect Affordable Care Act data

While leaders at CMS said the hub connecting personal information stored in the health insurance marketplace to multiple agencies will be ready by the Oct. 1 deadline, legislators are concerned with how well CMS is securing individuals' personal information from cyber threats.

Tags: technology , health care , ACA , cybersecurity , Marilyn Tavenner , CMS , GAO , Danny Werfel , IRS , Henry Chao , James Lankford , Diane Black , Melissa Dawkins

Wednesday - 07/17/2013, 08:31pm EDT

Pentagon orders new measures to combat sexual assault

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel orders seven reforms based on existing "best practices" inside and outside of DoD. Critics call the announcement a missed opportunity for more sweeping changes in the fight against military sexual assault.

Tags: DoD , sexual assault , Uniform Code of Military Justice , court martial , workforce , Jessica Wright , Curtis Scaparrotti , Chuck Hagel , Barack Obama , Jared Serbu

Friday - 08/16/2013, 05:46am EDT
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Federal Drive Interviews -- March 26, 2013

Digital Strategies Director Rob Roberts talks about the Department of Energy's Internet efforts. Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) discusses the Congressional Watchdog Caucus. Dr. Don Moore of the National Zoo talks elephants. The Federal Bar Association's Bruce Moyer talks about the impact of sequestration on the federal courts. Cameron Leuthy of Bloomberg Government discusses sequestration. Prof. Michael Schmitt of the U.S. Naval War College discusses a new cyber war handbook. GAO's David Maurer talks about the Department of Homeland Security's high-risk list.

Tags: Rob Roberts , Don Moore , Bruce Moyer , Cameron Leuthy , Michael Schmitt , David Maurer , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 03/26/2013, 10:59am EDT

Inside the Reporter's Notebook: Barry West returns, two CIOs leaving, Einstein cyber initiative faces delay

Barry West is returning for his fourth gig as a CIO, and three other key technology officials are leaving. Two congressmen want to pressure contractors to pay back taxes.

Tags: technology , Barry West , Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation , Jeff Huskey , FTC , Jill Singer , National Reconnaissance Office , Keith Thurston , GSA , Scott Quehl , Commerce , Jason Chaffetz , cybersecurity , E3A , DHS , Janet Napolitano , people , industry , Jason Miller

Monday - 03/11/2013, 05:31am EDT
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Lawmakers tell VA 'no more hollow promises' to fix the claims backlog

The Department of Veterans Affairs has made strides toward increasing the number of disability claims it can process every year. But new claims from veterans are growing even faster than ever. House legislators are frustrated by the VA's lack of progress over the years.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , Congress , technology , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Darrell Issa , Allison Hickey , DoD , Veterans Benefits Management System , claims backlog , Jared Serbu

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 05:54am EDT
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Congresswoman calls for further inquiry into Air Force sex scandal

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) said the military needs to take sexual assault more seriously.

Tags: sexual assault , DoD , Air Force , Lackland Air Force base , STOP Act , Keith BieryGolick

Monday - 06/25/2012, 03:56pm EDT
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House bill extends TSA intel sharing to mass transit

The Transportation Security Administration already shares intelligence it collects with airports. Now a House bill would expand TSA's intel sharing to local mass transit systems as well.

Tags: TSA , DHS , Federal Drive , terrorism , intelligence , information sharing , mass transit , Jolie Lee

Friday - 06/22/2012, 02:23pm EDT
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DHS defends social media monitoring program

DHS officials said they're only monitoring Twitter and Facebook to get situational awareness of the homeland security situation. Congress seems unconvinced. Privacy group wants lawmakers to take action to stop DHS.

Tags: Privacy Act , privacy , civil liberties , DHS , Congress , social media , information sharing , Patrick Meehan , Electronic Privacy Information Center , Mary Ellen Callahan , Jared Serbu , Web 2.0

Friday - 02/17/2012, 05:12am EST
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Public using social media to police gov officials

Public officials have used social media to engage in the public, and now the public is engaging back. Citizens are using officials' Twitter and Facebook to call out officials on bad behavior.

Tags: Patrick McHenry , Elizabeth Warren , social media , Collaboration Center , Facebook , Huffington Post

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 11:55am EDT