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Connolly Statement on Designation of $100 Million in TMF Funds for Improving Digital Services and Customer Experience

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Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement applauding the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the General Services Administration’s (GSA) announcement that $100 million from the Technology Modernization Fund is being designated to help streamline and improve digital services to deliver better customer exper...

Virginia Delegation Urges Placement of Future National Semi-Conductor Sites & Investments in Virginia

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U.S. Representative Gerry Connolly (D-VA-11) joined Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-VA-07), U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), and the rest of the Virginia congressional delegation in calling on the U.S. Department of Commerce to consider Virginia for future locations of major semiconductor production and research facilities — as efforts to fund the CHIPS for America Act continue. In a letter sent to U.S...

Chairman Connolly Issues Statement on New Technology Modernization Fund Investments Funded by the American Rescue Plan

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Today, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement after the General Services Administration (GSA) announced new investments as part of the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF), including more than $2.5 million in funding for the U.S. Postal Regulatory Commission and nearly $6 million in funding for the U.S. Selective Service Syst...

Connolly, Issa Launch Congressional IT Modernization Caucus

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Today Representatives Gerry Connolly (D-VA) and Darrell Issa (R-CA) launched the bipartisan Congressional IT Modernization Caucus to help bring awareness to governments' need to embrace technology and analytics to better deliver services to the American public. “The recent COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the consequence of this inaction from the Small Business Administrations' loan processing sy...

Connolly Holds Hearing on FITARA Scorecard, Examines Updates to Improve Oversight Tool

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Today, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, held a biannual hearing to assess implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA), Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act, and the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 (FISMA), and consider opportunities for modernizing future iterations of the FITARA S...

Connolly Lauds Inclusion of $13.5 Billion in Government Operations Investments in Build Back Better Act

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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement in support of the more than $13 billion in investments included in the Build Back Better Act, which will fall under the jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Government Operations. “As Chairman of the subcommittee with jurisdiction over the General Services Administration...

A competitive America must invest in R&D

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It is often said that budgets are values-based documents. If we value the future competitiveness of the United States, there are three critical priorities that must be reflected in federal spending: education, infrastructure, and research & development (R&D). While much attention is given to investments in education and infrastructure, these components are three legs of the same stool. R&D funding...

Oversight Committee Adopts Connolly Amendment to Add $3 Billion to IT Modernization

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Yesterday, the House Committee on Oversight and Reform adopted an amendment offered by Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Government Operations subcommittee, to add more than $3 billion to federal IT modernization efforts. The amendment was included in the Committee markup of the reconciliation package being drafted in the House of Representatives. “This week, Congress continues our importan...

Connolly Holds Biannual Hearing on Agency Compliance with FITARA and the Administration’s Federal IT Priorities

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Yesterday, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, held a biannual hearing to assess implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) and hear from the Federal Chief Information Officer about the Biden Administration’s federal information technology (IT) priorities. The Subcommittee discussed the twelfth iteration of the F...

Chairman Connolly to Hold Biannual Hearing on Agency Compliance with FITARA

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On Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. E.T., Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, will hold the Subcommittee’s biannual hearing to assess implementation of the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) and hear from the Federal Chief Information Officer about the Biden Administration’s federal information technology (IT) priorit...

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