Rep. Gerry Connolly

Open source standard bill advances in House, but doesn’t ditch the DUNS

by Carten Cordell • 3 months ago

The House Oversight Committee voted to advance a bill for open source-tracking of grant data, but not without a tit-for-tat about its lasting impacts.

With MGT on the path to becoming law, Hurd looks to the future

by Carten Cordell • 6 months ago

Will Hurd is on the verge of seeing his Modernizing Government Technology Act become law. Now, he just has to work on an encore.

As federal IT lags, Connolly calls out White House for lack of CIO leadership

by Carten Cordell • 7 months ago

The congressman said that a dearth of new CIOs emerging from the White House has left IT modernization efforts with no one to drive the momentum.

FITARA Enhancement Act passes House

by Billy Mitchell • 7 months ago

Rep. Darrell Issa said that with the bill, "we’re coming back and making real changes" to FITARA.

House FITARA Enhancement Act receives a clean CBO score

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 8 months ago

“This is an important step forward in making the FITARA Enhancement Act reality and in our efforts to realize the full potential of FITARA," Rep. Gerry Connolly, the bill's lead sponsor, told FedScoop.

3 ways Congress can pass an IT modernization bill (and what’s most likely)

by Carten Cordell • 9 months ago

The congressional calendar might be the MGT Act's biggest adversary, but there are ways to get it done before the end of 2017.