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Energy Department

Energy Dept Seeks Industry Partners to R&D Advanced Reactor Tech

The U.S. Energy Department has pledged to invest up to $80 million to fund multiyear public-private research and development projects focused on advanced nuclear reactor systems. “We ...
senate

Senate OKs Improper Payment Bill; Tom Carper Comments

Tom Carper The Senate voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a bipartisan bill that seeks to enhance existing procedures and requirements to help detect and curb improper payments by federal ...
Mary Davie

Mary Davie: Federal IT Acquisitions Can Have Collaborative Market Research

Mary Davie Mary Davie, assistant commissioner at the General Services Administration‘s Office of Integrated Technology Services, has outlined a set of best practices for information ...
Tom Sharpe

DHS Signs Up for GSA OASIS Contract Vehicles; Tom Sharpe Comments

Tom Sharpe The Department of Homeland Security has inked a memorandum of understanding with the General Services Administration to adopt GSA’s professional services procurement vehicle ...
Richard Spires

OMB, CIOs to Assess Agencies’ FITARA Compliance; Richard Spires Comments

Richard Spires The Office of Management and Budget and a group of former and current federal chief information officers have partnered to assess how agencies implement the Federal Information ...
GSA

Kathy Conrad: Open Data Among ‘Key Principles of Government’

Kathy Conrad, former principal deputy associate administrator of the General Services Administration‘s Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, has highlighted ...
Budget

GAO: Budget Cuts Forced IRS to Reduce Staff, Services

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service saw its operational budget shrink from $12.1 billion in fiscal 2010 to $11.3 billion in fiscal 2014, according to a new Government Accountability Office ...
U.S. intelligence Community

Raymond Cook Appointed Intell Community CIO

Raymond Cook, director of mission operations at the National Reconnaissance Office and also head of the CIA‘s space reconnaissance office, has been appointed chief information ...
Deltek

Deltek Study: Federal Spending on IT Programs to Decline Through 2020

A Deltek report projects that federal information technology expenditures will drop from $97.7 billion in fiscal 2015 to $94.4 billion in fiscal 2020 as agencies continue to face budget ...
US office of personnel management

Senate Committee OKs $21M in Additional OPM Cybersecurity Budget

The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday endorsed a bill that would increase the Office of Personnel Management‘s fiscal 2016 budget by $24 million, Nextgov reported Thursday. Jack ...