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Rep. Steny Hoyer: House Appropriators Working on Short-Term Govt Spending Fix

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) has said the chamber’s appropriators are considering a stopgap budget measure that would keep the government funded at current levels, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Andy Medici writes Hoyer told reporters that House Appropriations Committee Chairman Harold Rogers (R-Ky.) and Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) …

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Lawmakers Revive Push for 3% Federal Worker Pay Raise

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Virginia) and Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) have reintroduced a bill that seeks to increase the salary of federal civilian employees by 3 percent in 2019. The Federal Adjustment of Income Rates Act is cosponsored by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Maryland) and 23 other House lawmakers, according to an article published …

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Tony Scott: Govt Seeks to Manage Old and New IT in Bimodal Environment

Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott has revealed the government’s plan to manage legacy and update-to-date information technology systems in what he calls a bimodal ecosystem, FedScoop reported Tuesday. Billy Mitchell writes the bimodal IT approach is part of the Obama administration’s proposed $3.1 billion IT Modernization Fund introduced by …

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Rep. Jason Chaffetz: Agencies Strive to Meet Security Updates Deadline

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has pointed up the struggle of various agencies in implementing security patches on time for critical vulnerabilities, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday. Meredith Somers writes Chaffetz told committee members at a hearing Wednesday that 39 out of more than 360 vulnerabilities …

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Tony Scott: White House Proposes Federal IT Modernization Fund Bill

The White House has proposed a bill that would create a $3.1 billion revolving fund to help federal agencies update their legacy information technology systems and bolster the government’s cybersecurity posture. U.S. Chief Information Officer Tony Scott, a 2016 Wash100 recipient, wrote in a blog entry posted Friday the White House’s proposal calls for …

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Democrats Call for Non-Defense Funding Boost; Nita Lowey Comments

Democrats have called on Republican lawmakers to raise the budget for non-defense agencies during a rally at the Capitol building, GovExec reported Wednesday. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) and House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.) have pushed for the passage of a budget agreement in October to remove budget …

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Lawmakers Submit Bills to Raise Federal Worker Pay 4% in 2016

Lawmakers from the upper and lower chambers of Congress have introduced identical bills that implement a 3.8-percent across-the-board pay increase for federal employees in 2016, GovExec reported Tuesday. Eric Katz writes that Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) and several cosponsors introduced the Federal Adjustment of Income Rates Act in the House, while Sen. Brian Schatz …

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