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Senate to get on the IT modernization bandwagon?

A draft manager’s amendment obtained by Federal News Network shows the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee also includes $650…

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Congress feels threatened but it doesn’t like the security measures it and its staff are enduring

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Flatter defense budgets means Congress will look for savings and legacy cuts

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Federal accounting can be a more dynamic career than it sounds, industry group says

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More paid leave for feds on the table, as COVID-19 reconciliation talks begin

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(Leigh Vogel/Pool via AP)Neera Tanden testifies before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee on her nomination to become the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), during a hearing Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington.  (Leigh Vogel/Pool via AP)

IT modernization is a priority for Biden’s OMB pick, but she acknowledges funding challenges

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Senate zipping through confirmations on the way to impeachment trial

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(U.S. Army photo by Spc. XaViera Masline)Dr. Raj Iyer. Chief Information Officer, poses for his  official portrait in the Army portrait stuidio in Arlington, Virginia, Jan 22,2021. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. XaViera Masline)

Army CIO wants new governance council to drive discipline in IT spending

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Money for IT modernization is available, if you know where to find it

Mark Forman, the former administrator for e-government and IT at OMB and Gloria Parker, a former CIO at HUD, helped author a new white paper from the Partnership…

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FILE — In this June 27, 2019 file photo, a clerk counts money at a sportbook, in Atlantic City, N.J. New Jersey's top gambling regulator is threatening to fine sports books operating in his state that ask customers to cancel requests to cash out money from their accounts, saying the practice is ongoing and

How have CFOs been faring during this uncertain time?

Agency financial staffs have to account for everything down to the penny. So how’d they do in the past year while dealing with the pandemic?

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Pandemic shows U.S. needs to beef up biological defenses

The government seemed off guard when the COVID-19 pandemic first hit US shores. Now a bipartisan commission which warned of the need for strong biological defense plans back in 2015, recommends an “Apollo” plan for the next one.

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