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House Republicans agree to give feds pay raise

The Trump administration had proposed a pay freeze on federal civilian wages in fiscal year 2019, but after the Senate passed a bill including a 1.9 percent raise for feds, House appropriators have followed suit.

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TSA's role in pipeline cybersecurity could be up for grabs

Congress is looking into which agency should oversee cybersecurity for natural gas and oil pipelines.

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Hurd expects Congress to restore TMF funding

Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) said he believes Senate concerns about Technology Modernization Fund transparency "have been addressed" and expects funding to be included in final FY19 appropriations.

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White House tilts from 'cloud first' to 'cloud smart'

In a new policy document, the Trump administration is looking to refresh its cloud strategy, taking a more flexible agency-by-agency approach and laying out a playbook for next 18 months.

Trump's cyber strategy: what they are saying

The Trump administration's new cyber doctrine may go a long way in clarifying the role of different agencies, but cybersecurity experts and former U.S. officials still have questions.

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Court starts clearing out protests against Alliant 2 Small Business

The battle over the General Services Administration's $15 billion Alliant 2 Small Business contract for IT products and services continues to be tied up in court, but so far GSA is on a winning streak.

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How strong networks support IT modernization

CIOs should consider infrastructure improvements to make sure agencies get the most out of IT modernization.

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DOD DepSec weighs in on Space Force

No. 2 Pentagon official Patrick Shanahan tries to allay Air Force worries that a Space Force would uproot its Space and Missile Command.

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Air Force rolls out PEO Digital

The service is rebranding and changing its acquisition structure to reflect new statutory authorities and its agile approach to development.

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Air Force mulls cyber RCO

The U.S. Air Force is considering a rapid capabilities office to streamline cybersecurity acquisition.

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GAO: $15.6 billion census cost estimate not reliable

The Census Bureau bumped its lifecycle cost estimate for the 2020 count up to $15.6 billion last year -- more than $3 billion more than initially projected. But the GAO is, again, taking issue with the reliability of the estimate.

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FAA drone tracker launches nationwide

The FAA completed the rollout of a nationwide real-time drone operations authorization system.

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