Maggie Hassan

(Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP)FILE - In this May 13, 2021, file photo, Rob Portman, R-Ohio, speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on unaccompanied minors at the southern border, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Portman announced earlier this year that he would not run again. The Senate primary in Ohio is still a year away, but Republican contenders already are working furiously to cast themselves as Trump's favorite in the open race. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP, File)

Senators see room in FedRAMP bill to address supply chain security threats

The team overseeing FedRAMP is urging lawmakers against supporting legislation that would restrict their flexibility in responding to emerging threats. 

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(Greg Nash/Pool via AP)Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., listens during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing to examine an update from Federal officials on efforts to combat COVID-19 on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, on Capitol Hill, in Washington. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP)

Congress makes government overlap, duplication problems worse, senator says

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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/Robert F. Bukaty)Maggie Hassan

Sen. Hassan’s technical fix of MGT Act is a major step to overhaul latest IT modernization challenges

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Shalanda Young testifies during a Senate Budget Committee hearing to examine her nomination to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

OMB nominees pledge to break down federal hiring barriers

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Maggie Hassan

Common themes among 5 agency IT modernization plans

Five of 10 agencies responded to Sen. Maggie Hassan’s (D-N.H.) request for details and plans for how they will modernize outdated systems and what Congress…

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Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteRob Portman

More lawmakers getting on IT modernization bandwagon as House prepares 10th FITARA scorecard

Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) introduced a bill to codify the IT modernization Centers of Excellence initiative as part of a growing…

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)FILE - In this Spet. 18, 2019, file photo, the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington. A Trump administration proposal to roll back environmental reviews for big projects is drawing heavy objections from African American and Latino communities.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

EPA inspector general takes close look at reopening plans

In today’s Federal Newscast, some EPA employees say they feel uncomfortable returning to the office as OIG conducts a review.

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