Industry groups call on lawmakers to support extra tech funding in FY23 appropriations
Nine trade organizations say Congress should support IT modernization funding to ensure agencies meet zero trust goals
IRS managers’ association calls on lawmakers to provide multi-year funding for tech modernization
The PMA says extra staff are also needed to make up for a coronavirus-related surge in amended tax returns.
House Democrats hammer the need for billion-dollar TMF injection
They argue the "robust funding" is vital in enabling "federal agencies to better respond to the coronavirus pandemic and future national emergencies as well as meet the urgent economic needs of American families."
Coast Guard must improve lingering data-management issues, GAO says
The Coast Guard could be getting almost a billion more dollars than it requested to fix its IT issues.
IT spending would go beyond OMB request under House’s emergency bill
The House measure arrived while Senate Democrats and the Trump administration were working on a different version of a massive package to boost the U.S. economy.
Tech Modernization Fund would get $3B surge under House emergency appropriations
Agencies could apply to use part of the $3 billion through fiscal 2022 specifically for "technology-related modernization activities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus."