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.
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.