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Sen. Kamala Harris Proposes Bill to Bolster U.S. Digital Services

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., has introduced a bill that aims to support the government's investment in digital services, including corresponding personnel and technologies. The Digital Service Act will allot $50M in annual funds for the U.S. Digital Service and $15M in annual grants for equivalent efforts in state and local govenments, Harris' office said Thursday.

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Courtney Winship: USCIS Initiates Measures to Implement Digital Government Law

Courtney Winship, head of digital services division at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, mentioned during a GovLoop webinar that the USCIS is taking measures to implement a new law to improve the accessibility and security of government websites, Federal News Network reported Thursday. Winship said USCIS plans to adopt a mobile-first approach to comply with the 21st-Century Integrated Digital Experience Act and has merged some of the departments that deal with public-facing digital platforms in the past six to eight months.

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USDS, OFPP Unveil Certification Program for Federal Digital Service Procurement Professionals

The U.S. Digital Service has teamed up with the Office of Federal Procurement Policy to launch a new certification that aims to facilitate training of government digital service acquisition professionals. USDS said Wednesday the Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting Core-Plus Specialization in Digital Services was launched in accordance with President Donald …

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Denise Turner Roth: USDS Launches New Portal on GSA Website to Offer Digital Services Procurement Advice

The U.S. Digital Service has added a new online portal to the General Services Administration’s Acquisition Gateway website that aims to provide government agencies information on how to procure digital services, Federal News Radio reported Monday. GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth announced the launch of the TechFAR Hub during her keynote speech …

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GSA 18F Researchers ID Potential Barriers to Public’s Interactions With Government

Researchers at the General Services Administration’s 18F organization have outlined some findings from a study on how U.S. citizens interact with federal government. Carolyn Dew, Colin MacArthur and Michelle Chronister write in a blog post published Tuesday that they conducted the study for the “federal front door” project through interviews with individuals who transact with federal agencies from …

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GSA’s 18F, USA.gov Eye Improved Digital Interaction With Gov’t Through ‘Federal Front Door’ Project

The General Services Administration’s 18F and USA.gov teams have conducted research for a project that seeks to understand how U.S. citizens interact with the federal government and identify new ways to improve government digital services. Carolyn Dew, Colin MacArthur and Michelle Chronister write in a blog post published Wednesday that USA.gov and 18F carried …

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