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TMF leaders say investments must keep pace with growing technical debt challenge

Clare Martorana, the federal chief information officer chairwoman of the Technology Modernization Fund Board, and Raylene Yung, the executive director…

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Congress takes up more of the budget this week…and a few repeals

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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, Tuesday, July 20, 2021. To enact President Joe Biden’s expansive domestic agenda this year, Democrats have mapped out a convoluted legislative maze. The party wants to push the new president's multitrillion-dollar plans for supercharging federal infrastructure, climate change and social programs through a Congress in which they have only paper-thin majorities. GOP opposition is certain to be solid. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Congress is on recess this week, so nothing too bad can happen

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FAA says it’s implemented fixes to avoid repeat of IT failure that halted air traffic

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A plane takes off behind the air traffic control tower at San Francisco International Airport during the coronavirus outbreak in San Francisco, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

The obscure system that personifies the need for modernization

The NOTAM messaging system that grounded all U.S. flights cries out for modernization.

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FILE - The U.S. Capitol in Washington is pictured on Friday, August 5, 2022. Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, a compromise less ambitious than Biden’s original domestic vision but one that still meets party goals of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs and taxing immense corporations. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib, File)

For all of the noise, the new Congress is still getting itself organized

Committees are forming, hearing schedules still being worked out. You might say the blob that is the 118th Congress still hasn’t quite jelled. Yet it has…

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Speaking of the House: What’s in store for the 118th Congress?

Besides the tragedy-comedy drama over selection of a House Speaker, there is a rather potent agenda for the 118th Congress. Authorizations. Appropriations are so far off. Debt ceiling. And the gambits Republicans in the house are hoping to launch.

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