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Senate panel advances pay raise for feds

Federal employees would receive a pay raise under a bill cleared by a Senate Appropriations subcommittee, going against the White House’s proposal for a pay freeze.

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Senate moves to maintain ZTE sanctions

Congress and the White House could be headed toward a showdown over a provision in the Senate defense bill designed to undo a move by President Trump easing sanctions on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE.

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House appropriators approve $150 million for TMF in FY2019

The House Appropriations Committee approved a bill that would provide $150 million for the centralized fund created by the Modernizing Government Technology Act, falling $60 million short of the White House’s fiscal year 2019 request and $100 million short of what the MGT Act authorizes.

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Congress, GAO signal OTA oversight

Lawmakers join the Government Accountability Office in asserting greater oversight and review over "other transaction authority" awards.

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Senate approves Krebs to lead NPPD

After running the operation for almost a year, the temporary head of the National Protection and Programs Directorate is set to be sworn in as the group's official director.

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21 House Republicans ask Trump to rescind workforce orders

A group of 21 Republican lawmakers wants the Trump administration to reconsider three executive orders on federal unions that they say undermine existing labor laws.

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Army's Bailey, Congress' Aguilar and Wicker honored for cyber efforts

Phyllis Bailey, the CIO for the Army's Information Assurance Training, Education, and Awareness Division, received CompTIA's 2018 Excellence in Cybersecurity Award for driving DOD's information security certification requirements.

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Warner seeks fix for clearance backlog

Virginia Democrat Sen. Mark Warner proposed new cost transparency and processing goals to reform the federal security clearance process.

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Senate Dems look to shore up voting security

The Protecting Americans Votes and Elections Act sponsored by six Senate Democrats looks to digital ballot uncertainty by requiring paper ballots for all federal elections.

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Lawmakers push to expand agency spectrum sharing

New legislation would provide more money for agencies to research how to free up their federal spectrum holdings for commercialization.

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What the Senate wants to see in this year's NDAA

The Senate released its text and report for the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act. Take a look at a few of the biggest cyber provisions that could make it through final passage.

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Bid to revive Capitol Hill tech office fails

On a mostly party-line vote, the House rejected an effort bring back the Office of Technology Assessment.

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