House Appropriations Committee

Lawmakers’ weekend effort delivers six funding bills, as government shutdown fuse sizzles

To avoid a government shutdown, the bills still must be approved by both houses of Congress before March 9, both of which return to work on Tuesday afternoon.

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Small tech companies ask Congress for changes to make acquisition easier to navigate

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NTEU expresses concerns about telework, budgets and DEI issues

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Tenants in military housing need more information about dispute process

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Omnibus silently endorses 4.6% pay raise for federal employees in 2023

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Role of OIRA, compliance with 508 requirements highlight lawmakers’ focus on IT modernization in 2023

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How three agencies cope with funding uncertainty under continuing resolutions

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House shows love for some IT modernization funds, but not all of them

The Technology Modernization Fund received $100 million from the House for fiscal 2023, which is $200 million below the Biden administration’s request.

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House advances some key agency spending provisions for 2023

The House’s passage of a government spending package has a few key implications for federal agencies in fiscal 2023.

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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo a U.S. Department of Homeland Security plaque is displayed a podium as international passengers arrive at Miami international Airport where they are screened by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami. The damned-if-you-pay-damned-if-you-don’t dilemma on ransomware payments has left U.S. officials fumbling about how to respond. While the Biden administration “strongly discourages” paying, it recognizes that failing to pay would be suicidal for some victims. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

DHS puts the kibosh on saying ‘pilot’ as it deals with new congressional reporting requirements

A provision in the omnibus spending bill for 2022 requires the Homeland Security Department to submit a report to Congress on the impact of most pilot programs.

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