Connolly bashes Senate’s ‘short-sighted’ decision to kill TMF funding mid-pandemic
Connolly said he thought the House and Senate had reached a consensus agreement to fund the Technology Modernization Fund at around $5 billion or $6 billion.
Hurd and Kelly’s national AI strategy resolution passes House
Coauthor Rep. Will Hurd hoped the resolution would help solidify U.S. leadership in the space before he leaves office in January.
Medicare telehealth expansion gets bipartisan stamp of approval from lawmakers
A bipartisan, bicameral group is urging House and Senate leaders to use end-of-year legislation to permanently expand Medicare coverage of telehealth services.
The Census Bureau has little time left to complete IT systems testing
The bureau shortened its timeframe for collecting and processing 2020 census data, and not all the systems are ready, according to the Government Accountability Office.
House is handling all floor documents electronically; Pelosi offers no word on remote voting
Staff will begin filing bills, resolutions, cosponsors and extensions of remarks to an email system starting Tuesday, but Speaker Nancy Pelosi remains opposed to conducting official business remotely.
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.