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MeriTalk: Federal CIO Act Shelved Until Government Reopens

“The bipartisan Federal CIO Authorization Act, sponsored by Reps. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., and Will Hurd, R-Texas, will likely be shelved until after the partial...

Veterans Senate: Tester Sets a High Bar for New Head of VA Office of...

“Ranking Member Jon Tester today laid out the challenges and opportunities for the recently-sworn in Assistant VA Secretary for Information and Technology James Gfrerer.” “In...

Metro: Government shutdown causes more than 80 federal websites to go dark

“As the government shutdown enters its third week, dozens of federal websites are have become either insecure or inaccessible.” “The dysfunction has been caused by...

NY Times: VA Seeks to Redirect Billions of Dollars into Private Care

“The Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing to shift billions of dollars from government-run veterans’ hospitals to private health care providers, setting the stage...

Press Release: SAIC and Engility Announce Approval of Merger by Stockholders of Both Companies

“Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) (“SAIC”) and Engility Holdings, Inc (NYSE: EGL) (“Engility”) today announced that stockholders of each SAIC and Engility overwhelmingly...

STAT News: FDA plans to create a new office to leverage cutting-edge science

“The Food and Drug Administration plans to create a new office to improve the review of new medicines — one that will develop a...

Dwight Hunt: Veterans Go Further with VBA

“VBA serves those who served by offering a range of benefits and services to those who qualify. Veteran Dwight Hunt used VBA benefits such...

CIO-SP3: NIH NITAAC expects a rush of business post-shutdown

“The head of the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center anticipates a rush of business to its three governmentwide acquisition...

VA changing gears to rebid Forever GI Bill

“The Department of Veterans Affairs is changing gears on an effort to rebid a troubled contract to allow agency benefits systems to process claims...

Federal News Network: Army says it must hold on to medical research facilities to...

“The Army says it will continue working with Congress to hold on to some of the medical infrastructure the Defense Health Agency is supposed...