Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

2019 in review: CDM program continues to wait for nod from Congress

by Dave Nyczepir • 3 weeks ago

The program, which the Department of Homeland Security uses to monitor and protect federal networks, is adding more data and connections all the time. Congress enters another year without giving it official legislative authority.

DHS bug bounty program gets $44M price tag

by Dave Nyczepir • 6 months ago

As proposed in a House bill, the program would cost about $11 million per year, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

National Quantum Initiative would cost $1.1B over 4 years, CBO says

by Carten Cordell • 2 years ago

CBO officials said the bulk of the costs would come from increased QIS education and research funding to the Department of Energy, NIST and NSF.

House FITARA Enhancement Act receives a clean CBO score

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 years ago

“This is an important step forward in making the FITARA Enhancement Act reality and in our efforts to realize the full potential of FITARA," Rep. Gerry Connolly, the bill's lead sponsor, told FedScoop.

Gov Actually Episode 14: Everything you need to know about CBO

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

Launched in 1975, the CBO serves as an independent office analyzing and "scoring" budgetary and economic issues for congressional legislation.

Modernization bill gets new $500M price tag prior to House vote

by Billy Mitchell • 3 years ago

The Congressional Budget Office issued a cost estimate of $500 million over a five-year window for the bill by Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas.

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