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Senate to take $100M back from TMF, $10M from USDS

The 2024 spending bill cuts all federal IT modernization funds, including the TMF, the Federal Citizen Services and the IT Oversight and Reform accounts.

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6-bill minibus rewards some agencies, while slashing budgets for others

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Office of Strategic Capital hits road bumps on future funding

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Senate committee wants to know more about the ‘future of work’ at DHS

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(AP Photo/Mike Groll)FILE - This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table at a job fair in Hudson, N.Y. Middle-age white Americans with limited education are increasingly dying younger, on average, than other middle-age U.S. adults, a trend driven by their dwindling economic opportunities, research by two Princeton University economists has found. The economists, Anne Case and Angus Deaton, argue in a paper released Thursday, March 23, 2017, that the loss of steady middle-income jobs for those with high school degrees or less has triggered broad problems for this group. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Congress sets a deadline for federal hiring reform in omnibus spending bill

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The sun shines on the dome of Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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

Programs at HHS, USDA and the Education Department remained fairly steady during continuing resolutions, GAO found.

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Senate appropriators propose to repeal Hyde, add tens of billions to Defense budget

The Senate Appropriations Committee is proposing $850 billion for national security.

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A bipartisan Senate push to tamp down at least one threat from China

Two senators from opposite parties recently urged the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the phenomenon of TikTok.

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