Trump signs Modernizing Government Technology Act into law
The move fulfills a more than a year-long effort to allow federal agencies to reprogram unused budget allocation to fund future IT modernization projects.
NDAA’s new protest pilot could send ripples through IT contracting
The pilot could have significant impacts on IT procurement beyond the defense sector as federal agencies seek to curb the number of protest awards.
Senate passes conferenced NDAA, pushing MGT Act to its final hurdle
The IT modernization bill will likely become law soon, following its passage in the Senate as part of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.
OPEN Government Data Act gets a second path to enactment
Waiting to see if, when and how the OPEN, Government Data Act might weave its way through Congress has been something akin to betting on horse racing.
Defense bill, including MGT Act, clears final House hurdle
The fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act — which includes the information technology modernization bill — will now head to the Senate.
MGT Act moves to NDAA floor vote, but sequester challenge remains
The House and Senate may have agreed on a defense resolution that includes on the MGT Act, but sequester caps add another level of intrigue.