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E-gov fund slashed again

The House Appropriations Committee slashed the e-government fund again — this time to $1 million for fiscal 2004. John Scofield, committee spokesman, called it a duplication of other efforts.

AT&T to drop federal fees

Agencies that want telecommunications services from AT&T Government Solutions through its FTS 2001 contract won't have to pay activation fees through the end of 2004. AT&T said it would waive the fees for services covered by the General Services Administration contract.

CSC gets e-learning deal

The Agriculture Department awarded a contract worth up to $11 million to Computer Sciences Corp. It will cover e-learning programs and systems that would organize the expertise and lessons learned within the organization. CSC's Training Center of Excellence will oversee e-learning and knowledge management for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

SI gets Army contract

The Army has chosen SI International Inc. as the prime contractor for human resources systems used by at least eight military departments or offices. The contract is worth up to $13 million if the Army exercises all the options.

Emergency teams get new tech

The Department of Health and Human Services is equipping Emergency Response Team vans with laptop computers and satellite communications. The teams will be able to communicate with department headquarters in an emergency without interfering with other communications systems. n

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    Defense Secretary James Mattis testifies at an April 12 hearing of the House Armed Services Committee.

    Mattis: Cloud deal not tailored for Amazon

    On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind.

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    2020 Census to include citizenship question

    The Department of Commerce is breaking with recent practice and restoring a question about respondent citizenship last used in 1950, despite being urged not to by former Census directors and outside experts.

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