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GAO: TSA Moves to Address Security Tech Acquisition Issues

The Transportation Security Administration has adopted procedures and policies to comply with a new federal law that calls for technology acquisition process reform at the agency, according to a Government Accountability Office report. GAO said Wednesday the Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act is meant to help TSA increase accountability and transparency when it …

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CBO Issues Policy Recommendations to Lower Federal Deficit

The Congressional Budget Office has suggested 79 measures the U.S. government could implement to manage debt and spending levels over the next decade. CBO on Thursday published its “Options for Reducing the Deficit: 2015 to 2024” report that lists budget policy options for defense, energy, healthcare, tax and social security …

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Jeh Johnson to Discuss Deportation Rules with Immigration Groups

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson will discuss the Obama administration’s new set of deportation policies with immigration advocacy groups on Tuesday, Politico reported Friday. Seung Min Kim writes the meeting is intended to focus on domestic and border enforcement issues. Several advocacy organizations have asked the Obama administration to end what …

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Northern Virginia Technology Council Outlines 2014 Legislative Agenda

The Northern Virginia Technology Council has outlined its legislative agenda for 2014 asking Virginia policymakers to focus on expanding the state’s technology development initiatives. The council submitted letters containing its legislative priorities to the Virginia General Assembly, the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and senior state officials on Jan. 6, …

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