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Rep. Suzan DelBene Proposes to Extend US Digital Services Agency for 10 Years

digital governmentRep. Suzan DelBene (D-Washington) has proposed to extend the life of the U.S. Digital Service in an effort to help federal agencies increase their usage of technology and address government service quality.

DelBlene’s office said in a release published Friday the U.S. Digital Service Act would extend the authorization of the USDS program for another 10 years.

“The U.S. Digital Service was formed as a way to temporarily bring the technical know-how of industry experts to the tech-challenged federal government,” said Delbene.

“The U.S. Digital Service is working to identify, fix and prevent large-scale technology issues within government so that taxpayers can get the return on investment they deserve,” she added.

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