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Recipe for a successful DATA Act is part collaboration, part oversight

OMB and Treasury are creating a roadmap on how to move forward with DATA Act implementation over the next 12 to 36 months. Meanwhile, congressional and executive branch auditors are part of the oversight process from the beginning.

Tags: Jason Miller , Congress , management , oversight , technology , information sharing , OMB , Treasury , open government , DATA Act , David Mader , Dave Lebryk , Ali Ahmad , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Amy Edwards , Bob Taylor , Data Transparency Coalition , inspector general

Wednesday - 10/01/2014, 04:03am EDT

White House wants to root out copycat programs - starting with STEM

The Obama administration's proposed fiscal 2014 budget called for consolidating or eliminating 116 of the government's 226 STEM initiatives and centralizing the coordination of STEM programs under just three agencies: the Education Department, the National Science Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution. The administration's STEM proposal is one of the government's first visible steps in reversing some of the duplication that riddles the federal landscape and which some lawmakers have seized on as examples of government waste.

Tags: Senate , Task Force on Government Performance , Mark Warner , Kelly Ayotte , OSTP , John Holdren , STEM , duplicative programs , Jack Moore

Friday - 05/17/2013, 01:45pm EDT
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Senate Democrats push budget through committee

Senate Democrats have pushed a budget through committee that calls for roughly $1 trillion in new tax revenues over the coming decade and increases spending slightly over current projections.

Tags: budget , Senate , Patty Murray

Thursday - 03/14/2013, 09:20pm EDT

Senate Democrats unveil budget blueprint

Tags: Congress , Senate , budget , Patty Murray ,

Thursday - 03/14/2013, 03:08am EDT

Analysis: DoD budget debate about U.S. world role

Lt. Gen. David Barno, a senior adviser and senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security and a retired Army general, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss his testimony before the Senate Budget Committee about the Defense Department's 2013 budget request.

Tags: DoD , budget , Congress , Senate , David Barno , In Depth , Francis Rose

Monday - 03/12/2012, 07:16pm EDT
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Senate committee seeks expert testimony on DoD budget

The Senate Budget Committee examined the FY 2013 budget request for the Defense Department Tuesday. Committee Chairman Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) said providing funding for national security is the "single most important responsibility" of lawmakers and the government. Three expert witnesses also testified.

Tags: Senate , Congress , Kent Conrad , DoD , budget , James Carafano , Brookings Institution , Heritage Foundation , David Barno , defense

Wednesday - 03/07/2012, 05:02pm EST

Fed IT gurus tout potential of IT and government openness

Just days after the President announces his Open Government Initiative, members of the White House staff are fanning out to discuss what it will take to achieve more transparency and openness in government. Two of the President's top IT disciples traveled to Capitol Hill Thursday to talk about the role of technology in government openness with one of the Senate's top technology advocates.

Tags: technology , management , Mark Warner , Aneesh Chopra , Vivek Kundra , government performance , IT Dashboard , Max Cacas

Friday - 12/11/2009, 07:09am EST
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At the VA, a new CIO reports progress on IT management

Over the last several years, the news headlines were full of not-so-good news when it came to information technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs: missing laptops, delayed or over budget IT projects. But now, a new chief information officer at the VA is getting much of the credit for a turnaround at the agency

Tags: technology , management , Department of Veterans Affairs , Eric Shinseki , Roger Baker , IT Dashboard , Max Cacas

Monday - 12/14/2009, 07:24am EST
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Aneesh Chopra, Vivek Kundra describe data-driven performance metrics

President Obama's top information technology officials talk about the role of IT in advancing government openness, on the heels of announcement of the new Open Government Initiative.

Tags: management , technology , health IT , Congress , Web 2.0 , government 2.0 , Aneesh Chopra , Vivek Kundra , cybersecurity , Mark Warner , Open Government Initiative

Friday - 12/11/2009, 06:13pm EST