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2019 in review: The year in building tech capacity on Capitol Hill

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 weeks ago

The past year featured broad agreement that Congress must do something to increase its tech-savvy.

Committee on modernizing Congress knows what it wants from the House

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 1 month ago

Members of the panel have put dozens of recommendations into a resolution and are preparing it for a vote.

The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress gets another year

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The popular group will now continue its work through the end of the 116th Congress.

Transparency is focus of first recommendations from panel on modernizing Congress

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 8 months ago

So far, the committee seems to be focusing on making the inner workings of Capitol Hill more obvious and accessible. IT is the backdrop for many of the recommendations, though.

Membership is set for the Committee for the Modernization of Congress

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 11 months ago

The seats are filled — now what will the committee choose to focus on?

The future of the OPEN Government Data Act relies largely on what CDOs do with it

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 12 months ago

Advocates hope that the CDOs will be able to help agencies overcome a "natural bureaucratic aversion to openness."

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