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    FCW Insider: July 8

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 07/08/2020

  • Budget
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    House leaders push back against proposed FY21 spending cuts

    Appropriators hope to beef up staffing, modernize operations and remove Confederate symbols from the Capitol. 07/08/2020

  • Health IT
    Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie

    VA secretary touts department's telework, telehealth efforts

    Secretary Robert Wilkie also discussed the electronic health care records rollout and VA's need to pay more for certain essential hires. 07/07/2020

  • Spectrum
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    NTIA looks to secure more 5G spectrum

    DOD and DHS radar spectrum could be next candidate for shared commercial use, according to a new NTIA study. 07/07/2020

  • Acquisition
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    GSA doubles down on STARS

    The next iteration of the General Services Administration’s popular small business tech and IT services contract will top the current vehicle’s spending ceiling. 07/06/2020

  • Drones
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    Lawmakers call on Army to coordinate small-drone defenses

    A bipartisan amendment would charge the Army with coordinating defenses against small drones across the Defense Department. 07/06/2020

  • Congress
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    EARN IT Act sails through Senate Judiciary Committee

    The controversial bill now heads to the Senate floor, setting up a high-stakes vote that could impact liability protections for encryption and third-party content posted online. 07/06/2020

  • Defense
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    NDAA could require closer tracking of DOD researchers

    A provision added to the House version of the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act raised privacy concerns, but security considerations won out. 07/06/2020

  • FCW Insider: July 6

    The latest news and analysis from FCW's reporters and editors. 07/06/2020

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