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."
Congressman reminds everyone about potential to do legislative work remotely
Rep. Eric Swalwell is reintroducing a bill that would "mandate the development of a secure remote voting system" for use in the House, but only on noncontroversial legislation.
House passes bill to improve FedRAMP, fund at $20M
Agency compliance has been an issue for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program.
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."