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December 7, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON - In choosing retired Gen. John Kelly to head the Homeland Security Department, President-elect Donald Trump is sending another signal that he intends to follow through with the aggressive border security proposals that helped propel him to victory last month.

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December 7, 2016 In The News

Lawmakers in Washington aren't worried about alienating Mexico despite President-elect Donald Trump's comments during his campaign. Trump constantly mentioned ripping up the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), but many are saying that was just campaign talk.

December 7, 2016 In The News

Free trade was turned into a boogeyman this election season, which means it’s incumbent on Texas’ elected officials to speak up for its benefits.

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December 7, 2016 In The News

Half of all Chief Financial Officers Act agency chief information officers aren’t reporting to the secretary or deputy secretary, a fact Congress and the Government Accountability Office aren't going to let go of anytime soon.

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December 7, 2016 In The News

The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act, above all else, was designed to give chief information officers the authority they needed over IT projects so Congress could hold them accountable.

December 7, 2016 In The News

President-elect Donald Trump has settled on Gen. John F. Kelly, a retired four-star Marine general, as his nominee to lead the Department of Homeland Security, bypassing U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, a Texan and top contender for the position, according to multiple media reports.

December 7, 2016 In The News

ONE LAST SHOT AT THE RUSSIAN BEAR — At a press conference this afternoon, two House Democrats will unveil legislation they’re introducing today to “initiate the first public congressional proceedings on evidence of foreign interference in the 2016 U.S. elections,” a source familiar with the bill told MC. Rep.

December 6, 2016 In The News

Congress’ budget analysts are saying the most recent bill designed to modernize legacy systems would cost billions of dollars — a roadblock that even the legislation’s author has said will make it virtually impossible to pass the measure in the few remaining days of the 114th Congress.

December 6, 2016 In The News

NASA fared better in the third round of scoring on implementing the Federal IT Acquisition Reform Act, released Tuesday, while the Transportation Department dropped to a failing grade.  

December 6, 2016 In The News

More agencies have Fs than As, Bs and Cs combined in a new category measuring chief information officer authorities in the latest iteration of biannual Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act scorecards compiled by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

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