The Biden administration is asking for a 2.4% increase and a 14% increase in federal IT and cybersecurity spending, respectively, in fiscal 2022.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Rights for the TSA Workforce Act would give transportation security officers General Schedule pay and collective bargaining rights.
Federal Chief Information Officer Clare Martorana said OMB is working on new 21st Century IDEA Act guidance and a new IT modernization strategy.
Thanks to a ballooning Technology Modernization Fund, agencies will have the money they’ve said they need. Their plans, though, need a little work according to the Government Accountability Office.
Federal CIO Clare Martorana told Federal News Network that the TMF board will receive additional resources to review proposals if necessary.
In today's Federal Newscast, senators from Maryland and Virginia pressed President Joe Biden to come up with a plan for a new FBI headquarters.
OMB released new guidance to agencies today for how the Technology Modernization Fund board will loan out the windfall funding Congress approved.
In today's Federal Newscast, a prominent veterans group says the Pentagon has decided not to allow it use the building’s parking lots as the staging area for its annual Memorial Day motorcycle ride.
The last 15 years of federal agency IT modernization seems to be culminating under the Biden administration due to a perfect combination of technology maturation, pandemic's impact and real funding from Congress.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office is looking for service members who were victims of hazing while they served.
A $1 billion increase in the Technology Modernization Fund gives its board an opportunity to take on multi-agency IT projects that have become more urgent under the COVID-19 pandemic.
When Congress went big on a stimulus spending known as the American Rescue Plan, it appropriated a billion dollars for the Technology Modernization Fund. ITI's Gordon Bitko gave Federal Drive a look at how it will be used.
The Technology Modernization Fund board says the $9.6 million loan will help mission areas deploy resources more effectively.
The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package gives federal employees access to a new bank of paid leave, which will allow them to recover from COVID-19 and care for sick family members, or children who are learning virtually from home. President Joe Biden signed the relief bill into law Thursday afternoon.