Clare Martorana

The Capitol is seen from the Russell Senate Office Building during a delay in work on the Democrats' $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, March 5, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate Democrats unveil 2022 appropriations bills, back Biden’s planned federal pay raise

The nine appropriations bills that Senate Democrats unveiled Monday are silent on the topic of federal pay, meaning they’ll defer to the president’s recommendation…

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Why Biden’s internal federal workforce and external equity initiatives go hand in hand

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)The General Services Administration (GSA) building is seen, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. General Service Administrator Emily Murphy, the head of the obscure federal government agency that is holding up Joe Biden's presidential transition, appeared to know she might be facing a messy situation after the votes came in. Prior to Nov. 3, Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, held a Zoom call with Dave Barram, 77, a man who was in her shoes 20 years earlier during the contested 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. Barram said he advised her to

GSA earns top marks under FITARA 12 scorecard

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Agencies getting on board with TMF as expedited review deadline nears

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Federal CIO Martorana: $1B TMF lets agencies ‘apply for projects that previously were out of their reach’

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)An American flag flies above the White House in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

White House names OPM’s Martorana as new Federal CIO

Clare Martorana, the current chief information officer for the Office of Personnel Management, is the new Federal CIO.

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SBA’s Cavallo to take modernization successes to OPM

Guy Cavallo, the SBA deputy chief information officer, will become the principal deputy CIO at OPM starting on Sept. 14.

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Education pushes back, OPM opens up during FITARA hearing

A panel of former federal technology executives offered the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations suggestions for improving the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) scorecard after five years.

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