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."
Confident TMF will be funded in 2019, Will Hurd is focusing now on agency working capital funds
Hurd is most concerned with getting CFO Act agencies to stand up IT modernization working capital funds and depositing money into them in fiscal 2019.
Federal cloud spending will hit new highs for 2018, report says
Ongoing efforts at IT modernization are fueling a potential 32 percent surge in federal cloud spending in fiscal 2018, according to Bloomberg Government.