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FCW Insider: July 10

House Appropriations Committee sets 302(b) allocations, approves 3 funding bills

Lawmakers seek billions more than White House requested to combat COVID-19.

JADC2 tops Pentagon’s artificial intelligence efforts

The Pentagon’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center is focused on overlaying AI tools on the military’s mega information-sharing platform effort, called Joint All Domain Command and Control.

FLRA finalizes rule to allow feds to opt-out of paying union dues

Unions blast decision to allow workers to discontinue their payments at outside the traditional annual "window."

FCC makes next move on widely opposed T-band auction

The Federal Communications Commission reluctantly moves ahead with plans to reallocate and auction public-safety spectrum.

Quick Hits

A group of defense industry executives have written to White House and Pentagon officials to push for additional stimulus funds in the next round of coronavirus economic relief legislation. Washington Technology has more.

The deadline for Government Innovation Award nominations has been extended to July 17. Submit yours today, and ensure that the most innovative government projects, disruptive companies and individual Rising Stars get the recognition they deserve.

Also, 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 10, 2020 at 4:37 AM


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