In response to the FCC’s decision this past week to regulate Internet service providers more like traditional phone companies, legislation has been introduced to stop the agency from overriding state and local municipal broadband laws.
Legislation has been introduced in the House that would block pay for Members of Congress if DHS were to shut down.
The new director of the Secret Service says his agency is working to “regain the trust” of the public after a series of security breaches.
Multiple reports that House Speaker John Boehner has cut a deal to pass a long-term funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security without ties to rolling back President Obama’s executive action on immigration has reignited rumblings about a Boehner coup.
Congress passed a one-week stopgap funding measure late Friday to avert a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security at midnight, sending the bill on to President Obama for his expected signature.
The discovery of a trove of thousands of emails reinvigorated a long-running inquiry by U.S. House of Representatives Republicans into the Internal Revenue Service’s handling of tax-exempt conservative political groups.
Mass surveillance will continue for now, but is set to expire on June 1—unless Congress acts.