Technology Modernization Fund to get additional $25 million
This latest spending bill faces a Friday deadline.
Rep. Connolly blames TMF stagnancy on Congress’ lack of tech knowledge
"You start talking about these issues and many of my colleagues... their eyes glaze over and they want to talk about anything else," said Rep. Gerry Connolly.
Draft appropriations bill allocates $35M for Technology Modernization Fund in 2020
It would be a huge cut from the $150 million that the White House requested.
Despite OMB directive, budget justifications are hard (and sometimes impossible) to find online
Demand Progress is advocating for the creation and maintenance of a central repository at OMB.
Appropriations bill gives $25M to TMF
Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., announced that he has secured the funding on Thursday. Trump signed the bill Friday.
Partial shutdown hits government, could be a long one
The Office of Management and Budget issued guidance late Friday night ordering the agencies affected to begin executing "plans for an orderly shutdown due to the absence of appropriations."