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McConnell breathes life back into Senate cyber bill

The Republican leader said today on the Senate floor that after the debates over the DoD and Intelligence authorization bills, lawmakers could address concerns about the Cybersecurity Act of 2012.

Tags: technology , Congress , Mitch McConnell , cybersecurity , Heritage Foundation , David Inserra , Joseph Lieberman , Jason Miller

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 08:12pm EST

Swing states, tax code and the fiscal cliff

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will examine the challenges facing the swing state of Virginia. Plus, what does Arizona Senator John McCain think about the U.S. tax code and other financial issues.
October 11, 2012

Tags: acquisition , contracting , Romney presidential campaign , Obama presidential campaign , swing states , Virginia , fiscal cliff , tax code , Nela Richardson , Melissa Avstreih , Allen Scott , Peter Cook , IBM Business Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 10/11/2012, 07:07pm EDT
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McCain opens door to revenue increases to avoid sequestration

The top Republican on the Armed Services committee signaled Thursday that there's room for compromise toward a deal to avoid automatic budget cuts at the end of this year. But not everyone's sure the negative effects of sequestration can be avoided, or even that Congress would reach a deal.

Tags: Senate Armed Services Committee , Carl Levin , Congress , budget , management , DoD , sequestration , Jared Serbu

Friday - 06/22/2012, 05:13am EDT
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Senators sound defense budget alarm in North Vegas

A trio of Republican senators sounded the alarm over billions of dollars' worth of "catastrophic" and "draconian" military budget cuts set to take effect in January, telling an audience Monday that more time was needed for negotiations.

Tags: Lindsey Graham , Kelly Ayotte , Senate , sequestration , defense budget , Harry Reid , budget , DoD

Monday - 08/13/2012, 09:02pm EDT

Senators ask DoD to consider debarment for P&WC

Sens. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) sent a letter to the Defense Secretary Panetta and Secretary of State Clinton asking them to consider further actions against contractor Pratt & Whitney Canada. P&WC pleaded guilty in June to illegally exporting military software to China.

Tags: Pratt & Whitney , United Technologies , Carl Levin , Leon Panetta , Hillary Rodham Clinton , DoD , State Department , Congress , China , Michael OConnell

Monday - 08/13/2012, 10:39am EDT

Senate fails to approve cybersecurity legislation

The Senate failed Thursday to pass legislation to protect the U.S. electrical grid, water supplies and other critical industries from cyberattack and electronic espionage, despite dire warnings from top national security officials about the potential for devastating assaults on American computer networks.

Tags: cybersecurity , President Barack Obama , Senate , Congress , technology , Harry Reid , Cybersecurity Update

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 03:23pm EDT

Bill demanding details on sequestration heads to President's desk

Legislation forcing the White House to explain how the across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration will affect individual agencies is now waiting for President Barack Obama's signature. The Senate unanimously approved the Sequestration Transparency Act of 2012 Wednesday, which requires the administration to detail within 30 days how the $1.2 trillion over 10 years in automatic cuts will be applied. The House passed its version of the bill last week in a 414-2 vote.

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , budget , OMB , sequestration , Paul Ryan , Patty Murray , Sequestration Transparency Act , Jack Moore

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 03:36pm EDT
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