Tag Archives: appropriations

Congress Modernization Select Committee OKs 40 Capacity Improvement, Budget Reform Recommendations

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The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress has passed 40 recommendations to help the legislative branch reform the appropriations process, improve congressional capacity and reclaim its responsibilities under Article One of the Constitution. The vote on the fifth and final package brings the amount of approved recommendations by the committee to 90. 

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DoD to Announce Nine Acquisition Programs for Software Appropriations Pilot; Ellen Lord Quoted

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The Department of Defense (DoD) is preparing nine procurement programs for a pilot program to test a concept that seeks to speed up software development and deployment using a new congressional appropriations category dedicated to software, Federal News Network reported Wednesday.

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Senate Passes Seven-Week Continuing Resolution

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A continuing resolution that would fund government agencies through Nov. 21 is headed to the White House for President Trump’s signature after the Senate voted 82-15 on Thursday to pass the measure, Government Executive reported.

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DHS’ Sorrea Correa Notifies Industry on Submission of Responses to RFIs, RFPs Amid Funding Lapse

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Soraya Correa, chief procurement officer at the Department of Homeland Security, has released a notice to guide the industry on the submission of responses to requests for information and solicitations issued on or before Dec. 21. According to a FedBizOpps notice published Thursday, the document does not cover the procurement and contracting actions of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Federal Emergency Management Agency and Federal Protective Services.

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DoD, ODNI Disclose FY 2018 Appropriated Funds for Military, National Intelligence Programs

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The Defense Department and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence have released the aggregate amount of congressional appropriations for their respective intelligence initiatives in fiscal year 2018. DoD said Tuesday the total budget allocated for the department’s Military Intelligence Program reached $22.1B in FY 2018, including base and overseas contingency operations funds.
 

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Senate OKs FY 2019 Minibus Spending Measure With Over $670B for DoD

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The Senate voted 93-7 on Tuesday to pass a negotiated package that would allocate over $850B in fiscal 2019 funds for the departments of Defense, Health and Human Services, Labor and Education, Stars and Stripes reported Tuesday. The decision came days after congressional negotiators reached a compromise on the appropriations package.
 

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