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Treasury, OMB chart path to Data Act implementation

While OMB is leading the development of data definition standards, Treasury is concentrating on data exchange standards.

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5 key IT bills still pending in Congress

Lawmakers continue to wrestle over issues related to cybersecurity, privacy and procurement reform.

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5 key IT bills still pending in Congress

Lawmakers continue to wrestle over issues related to cybersecurity, privacy and procurement reform.

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St. Elizabeth's campus again at issue on Capitol Hill

Members of the House and Senate disagree over whether the DHS consolidation is serving the best interests of taxpayers or the department.

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Bill targets visa waiver loophole

Bipartisan legislation would give DHS the authority to suspend participation in the Visa Waiver program for any country that fails to provide information related to terror threats.

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8 predictions to put on your calendar

Cisco's Alan Balutis shares his thoughts on what will happen in the coming year.

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Congress approves stopgap spending bill

Continuing resolution will fund agencies through Dec. 11.

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House bill would ease 'meaningful use' provisions on EHRs

Doctors and hospitals are increasingly pushing back against the government’s schedule for adoption of electronic health records.

Eliminating reports, monitoring email, funding ID research and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Venture capital, lame ducks, crime maps and more

News and notes from around the federal IT community.

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Administration renews call for cyber legislation

Officials at DHS, the prime civilian agency in charge of cybersecurity, are reminding lawmakers that the clock is ticking on the 113th Congress.

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Earmarks by another name

Legislators have a new way of targeting spending that could bring benefits and burdens for agencies.