Jason Chafetz

Congress pushes for answers on outdated agency IT


An eight-inch floppy disk was the center of attention during a House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform hearing Wednesday, serving as an example of how federal IT systems are woefully behind the times and the people responsible for running them have mismanaged the money given to them by Congress.

Some IRS systems still offline after outage


The Internal Revenue Service’s IT systems experienced a hardware failure Wednesday, causing the agency to shut down several key taxpayer and tax practitioner tools.