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GSA's Stanton faces busy fall

Telecom, small business contracts, e-commerce platform are top of mind for the head of GSA's Office of Information Technology Category.

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GSA working on Alliant 2 Small Business replacement

The agency is moving ahead with a replacement for a troubled small business government wide acquisitions contract.

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House Appropriators pass DHS funding bill

Passage comes a day after union leaders warn about impacts of looming USCIS furloughs.

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House panel advances FY2021 DOD spending bill

The House Appropriations Committee passed its 2021 defense spending bill along party lines, 30-22, including funding for COVID-19 procurement and support for cyber workforce recruitment.

 		U.S. Department of Defense Acting Chief Management Officer Lisa Hershman delivers remarks at the inaugural DOD Gears of Government Awards, at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., May 1, 2019. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando)

DOD CMO boasts $11B in savings as Congress moves to cut position

The Defense Department has saved $11 billion in the past two years thanks to reform efforts, said Lisa Hershman, DOD's chief management officer.

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House members push 3% pay raise for civilian federal workers

Citing pay parity and COVID-19 resiliency, lawmakers urge Appropriations Committee to rethink planned 1% increase.

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House Appropriations keeps moving on FY21 funding billls

Appropriation for the Departments of Education, Labor and Health and Human Services clears committee, includes emergency funding for state unemployment programs.

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Deadline looms for contractors to ditch banned Chinese equipment

A broad federal prohibition on contractors that use gear from a host of Chinese tech makers goes into effect in mid-August.

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House pushes to preserve scientific integrity, congressional oversight

Appropriations Committee approves Interior and Legislative Branch appropriations bills for FY2021.

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House Appropriations Committee sets 302(b) allocations, approves 3 funding bills

Lawmakers seek billions more than White House requested to combat COVID-19.

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Navy, Marines look to boost virtual ‘sailorization’ for recruits

Wwhile recruits are under restricted movement orders to reduce the spread of COVID-19 , the Navy and Marine Corps are using a distributed learning environment where lessons to recruits are pushed to wireless devices.

Ellen Lord speaks during the JEDI Cloud Industry Day in Arlington, Va. March 7, 2018. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)

Defense contractors pressure White House, DOD for more pandemic stimulus funds

Major defense company executives are pushing the White House and Pentagon for additional financial relief due to increased costs caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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