Today, Rep. Gerald E. Connolly, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Government Operations, released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Chai Suthammanont Healthy Federal Workplaces Act of 2022 and the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Authorization Act of 2022 with bipartisan support.
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Today, Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Government Operations, and Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, released the following statement in response to the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) report on the status of IT acquisition and management… Read more »
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… Read more »
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.
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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… Read more »
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'… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »