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White House pledges support to spending bill without Tech Modernization Fund
The legislation would get the president's signature even though it "does not include $228 million requested for the TMF to retire and replace antiquated legacy information technology (IT) systems."
U.S. CIO Graves: The DATA Act will help support IT modernization
The log of federal spending will help agencies make a "cogent business case" for modernization funds, Margie Graves said.
Think of the Tech Modernization Fund as seed money, GSA head says
"The government spends $80 billion a year on IT and most of that investment is for maintenance on outdate systems," Tim Horne said. "So $228 million is a way to ... start chipping away."
Trump budget requests $228M for central IT modernization fund
The budget plan calls for the General Services Administration to house a $228 million tech modernization fund — a small sliver of its total request of $95.7 billion for governmentwide IT spending next year.
Revised modernization bill passes House, heads to Senate
The bill, sponsored by Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, passed by voice vote, and the lawmaker is confident it will move quickly through the Senate.
President’s budget request to include IT modernization fund, Rep. Hurd says
President Donald Trump's budget request is going to bring back a proposal for a centralized IT modernization fund housed in the Office of Management and Budget, Republican Rep. Will Hurd told FedScoop.