IT Modernization Fund
White House budget calls for $210M for IT modernization fund
As expected, President Donald Trump's fiscal 2019 budget proposes increased spending for IT at federal agencies, including for a central modernization fund.
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.