Technology Modernization Fund
Draft appropriations bill allocates $35M for Technology Modernization Fund in 2020
It would be a huge cut from the $150 million that the White House requested.
White House sticks with TMF, but scales back its 2020 budget request
The request is $150 million — significantly below what the Trump administration sought in fiscal 2018 and fiscal 2019 — but it would still represent a robust addition to the fund.
Appropriations bill gives $25M to TMF
Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan., announced that he has secured the funding on Thursday. Trump signed the bill Friday.
Shutdown impacts may be rippling beyond shuttered agencies
“How long can people work if they are not getting paid? That’s a question we’ve never tested to this level before. It is pretty scary,” said David Berteau, president of the Professional Services Council.
Shutdown could delay some of Trump’s IT reform goals
Federal programs are starting to feel the sting of a lack of appropriations, including, possibly, the White House’s technology modernization efforts.