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E-Gov Fund continues to stand alone, gets boost to $16M

Senate lawmakers won out over the debate about whether or not to merge the E-Government Fund with the Federal Citizen Services Fund. DHS also receives $166 million for cybersecurity programs in the fiscal 2014 spending bill.

Tags: Congress , OMB , GSA , Federal Citizen Services Fund , Gavin Baker , Center for Effective Government , Transportation , USDA , DHS , cybersecurity , technology , A-76 , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 01/21/2014, 03:56am EST

House again aims to merge E-Gov funding

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government passed the fiscal 2014 appropriations bill with a provision to merge the E-Government Fund and the Federal Citizen Services Fund to create an Information and Engagement Fund for citizens. Appropriators also would cut the total request for the merged funds by about $15 million.

Tags: technology , House , budget , OMB , GSA , House Appropriations Committee , Tom Carper , Center for Effective Government , Sunlight Foundation , Jason Miller

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 07:14pm EDT

Tightening budgets renew OMB's push for IT project oversight

Federal CIO Steven VanRoekel said he will send SWAT teams to fix problematic technology projects. OMB also will ramp up monthly TechStat sessions. The governmentwide IT budget request drops almost $600 million.

Tags: technology , management , Steven VanRoekel , OMB , 2013 budget request , TechStat , project management , Jason Miller , IT Dashboard

Tuesday - 02/14/2012, 05:47am EST
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An IT, acquisition review/preview

Federal News Radio's Jason Miller offers his top stories of 2011 and predictions for 2012.

Tags: technology , acquisition , 2011 and Beyond , Jason Miller , Dan Gordon , cybersecurity , acquisition workforce , shared services , cloud computing , mobile , open government , HSPD-12 , identity management , NSTIC ,

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 04:43pm EST
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E-gov fund gets boost in spending bill

The latest version of the minibus spending bill for fiscal 2012 includes a $4.4 million increase for the E-Government Fund.

Tags: OMB , budget , Congress , House , open government , Gavin Baker , OMB Watch , GSA , A-76 , House Appropriations Committee , Jason Miller

Thursday - 12/15/2011, 03:54pm EST

OMB, non-profits urge Senate to keep E-Gov whole

Statement of Administration Policy and letter to Senate recommends keeping the E-Government Fund separate from the Federal Citizen Services Fund. The Sunlight Foundation and OMBWatch also want lawmakers to fully fund the E-Government Fund.

Tags: technology , budget , OMB , Sunlight Foundation , OMBWatch , Senate Appropriations Committee , openness , transparency , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 11/16/2011, 02:16pm EST

Agencies to justify not using cloud computing to OMB

FederalNewsRadio has learned budget passback language also calls for alternative analyses for major IT projects in 2012. NASA, DISA are among the agencies out in front in using this technology. Both plan to share what they've learned, and best practices, with other agencies.

Tags: technology , Chris Kemp , Henry Sienkiewicz , NASA , DISA , OMB , GSA , Microsoft , Google , cloud computing , Nebula , race , USASpending.gov ,

Thursday - 12/10/2009, 07:16am EST
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Lieberman calls for more staff at OMB

The Senator writes to Appropriations Committee members asking for money to increase the number of employees for the e-government and procurement offices at OMB. Lieberman also wants to combine the White House's requests for e-government and IT pilot projects.

Tags: management , technology , Joseph Lieberman , Dick Durbin , Susan Collins , OMB , Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Co , OFPP , 2011 budget , acquisition workforce

Monday - 03/29/2010, 02:47pm EDT

Congress tells agencies to check creditworthiness of employees

Provision in 2010 omnibus spending bill requires credit checks on employees before giving them a government credit card. Law also requires agencies to create service contract inventories, and fully funds the E-Government Fund for the first time in eight years.

Tags: management , contracting , technology , pay and benefits , David Obey , OMB , OPM , GSA , DoD , AFGE , John Gage , omnibus spending bill , Agency credit card , service contract inventory , BRAC , A-76 , insourcing , Internet cookies

Friday - 12/18/2009, 06:56pm EST
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