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FCW Insider: July 8

House leaders push back against proposed FY21 spending cuts

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

Biden promises to undo Trump’s workforce policies

Democratic candidate pledges to appropriate permanent funding to feds in case of another shutdown.

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.

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.

Quick Hits

Perspecta has filed a complaint in the Court of Federal Claims to attempt to retain its largest contract -- the $7.7 billion Navy NGEN network services award that went to Leidos in February. Washington Technology has the full story.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released the final versions of its cloud and data strategies this week.  GCN details the key provisions

Don't forget that the deadline for Government Innovation Award nominations has been extended to July 17.  Submit yours today!

And finally, don't miss next week's FCW and Defense Systems' Workshop on DOD Cloud.  Learn more about the speakers and topics at this July 15 virtual event at FCW.com/DODcloud.

Posted by FCW Staff on Jul 08, 2020 at 1:03 AM


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