Tag Archives: House of Representatives

President Trump to Nominate Allen Robert Souza for IC Inspector General Role

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Allen Robert Souza, the National Security Council's principal deputy senior director for intelligence programs, has received President Trump's favor to serve as the intelligence community's inspector general. Trump intends to nominate Souza who currently supports coordination across the federal government's intelligence programs, the White House said Wednesday.

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House Clears Stopgap Bill to Extend Federal Funding Through December

House Stopgap Bill

The House has voted 359-57 to pass a continuing resolution in a push to prevent a government shutdown at the start of the next fiscal year in October. The stopgap bill extends federal agencies’ funding through Dec. 11th and covers provisions related to continuing COVID-19 response programs including food-stamp initiatives and childcare efforts. 

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NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Awards Distinguished Public Service Medal to John Culberson

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John Culberson, former U.S. representative from Texas, received the Distinguished Public Service Medal from NASA Administrator and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient Jim Bridenstine, during the 70th International Astronautical Conference, NASA announced on Friday.

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Daniel Kroese, Associate Director of DHS’ National Risk Management Center, Announced as a Panelist for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th

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Daniel Kroese, associate director of the National Risk Management Center for the Department of Homeland Security, will be featured as a panelist during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Secure Supply Chain Forum on July 18th. Register now for the forum right here.

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House Panel Votes in Favor of ‘Space Corps’

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The House Armed Services Committee voted to create a “Space Corps” to serve as a new military branch under the Department of the Air Force, Defense News reported Thursday. Space Corps will have a civilian secretary, its own acquisition procedures and a commandant to serve as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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New Draft Bill Proposes $35M for 2020 Tech Modernization Fund

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The House Appropriations Committee released a draft bill that allots $35 million for the 2020 Technology Modernization Fund, exhibiting a $10 million boost from 2019's TMF allotment, Nextgov reported Monday. The proposed amount under the Financial Services and General Government draft bill, however, is below the Trump Administration's requested budget of $150 million.

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Brad Mascho, Chief AI Officer of NCI Information Systems, Announced as Moderator for Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th

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Brad Mascho, chief AI officer of NCI Information Systems, will be featured as a moderator during Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Forum on June 13th. You can register for the event here.

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