House Appropriations Committee
Will Hurd won’t seek reelection in 2020
He'll look for other opportunities to "solve problems at the nexus between technology and national security."
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.
House appropriators still ‘concerned’ about JEDI
With Democrats in charge of the panel now, the message is still the same as it was in 2018: Appropriators want more information about why the Pentagon wants JEDI to be a single-award contract.
Industry groups and activists urge Senate to support funding for OTA in 2020
The House Appropriations Committee advanced a draft bill, which currently includes $6 million to relaunch the office, on Thursday.
Hurd says new Appropriations role ‘widens focus’ on federal IT
The Texas Republican will continue to ask agency officials questions about IT management on his new committee.
Requirement for IT supply chain risk assessments is included in bill for Commerce, Justice
The agencies would have to review the supply chain risk for new “high-impact or moderate-impact” IT systems, using criteria from the FBI and NIST.