The plan will fund dedicated broadband networks for telehealth activities, like videoconference consultations or second opinions from out-of-state specialists.
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Homeland Security inspector general says agency’s IT environment is decentralized, lacks integration and is ineffectively managed.
Expert says bill relies too heavily on standards issued under a flawed 1996 law.
Reauthorization also includes a provision that requires a plan for government information to be made more readily available on search engines.
Committee say timing is suspect on Democrats' ammendements to FISA bill.
Administrator testifies that e-mail mentioning testing did not violate integrity or tip off employees.
Bill would make all federal employees eligible to telework unless they fall under certain categories that would prohibit it.
Legislation would require the FTC to carry out a nationwide program to increase public awareness and provide education regarding Internet safety.
System would let consumers click on a symbol and be taken to a page listing requirements for certification.
Health and Human Services Department is working with alliance to make progress on creating a nationwide health information network.