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Crunch time for funding on Capitol Hill

A near-perfect storm of legislative deadlines threaten a government shutdown if Congress and the president can't find a path to a funding bill by the end of the fiscal year.

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McCain slams slow pace of cyber policy

The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee wants to see the Trump administration move faster on implementing cybersecurity policy.

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Oversight chairs probe political activities of feds

The chairs of two congressional oversight committees want answers about agencies' policies on granting unpaid leave requests to employees for campaign activity.

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Senate bill bans joint cyber initiative with Russia

The intelligence authorization bill also mandates a governmentwide plan to combat election hacking and makes changes to personnel policy for cyber professionals.

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Does the IRS have a cloud strategy?

Congress and watchdog agencies have dinged the IRS for lacking an enterprise cloud strategy seven years after it became the official policy of the U.S. government.

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Accelerating IT modernization

It's not the money, it's the outcome that matters most when it comes to MGT.

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Dems want more data on FCC DDoS attacks

As the net neutrality debate heats up, a two lawmakers want more details on a reported attempt to disrupt the FCC's commenting system back in May.

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Senators look to pass MGT via defense bill

The Modernizing Government Technology Act could become law via a defense bill, like its predecessors FITARA and Clinger-Cohen.

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Why tracking government spending on Trump-owned businesses is hard

Hill Democrats want answers on federal spending at Trump-owned businesses, but agencies might have a tough time supplying hard numbers.

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Making modernization happen

Three key budget and policy steps from Congress and the Trump Administration would go a long way toward addressing this critical challenge.

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Why the FBI relo went off the rails

The government burned tens of millions of dollars on a stalled effort to move the FBI out of its downtown D.C. headquarters.

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DeVos scraps multibillion tech procurement

Facing a potential bipartisan revolt on Capitol Hill, the Trump administration scrapped its plans for a new student loan servicing platform.

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