House Appropriations Committee Passes Bills With Funding For and Directives To Technology Agencies

Four bills full of technology funding and programmatic direction are reported to the House. First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. The House Appropriations Committee finished work on four of the FY 2021 appropriations bills … Continue reading House Appropriations Committee Passes Bills With Funding For and Directives To Technology Agencies

Congressional Cybersecurity Commission Releases Annex To Final Report

A Congressional cyber panel is adding four recommendations to its comprehensive March report.   First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. On 2 June, the Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC) released an annex to its final … Continue reading Congressional Cybersecurity Commission Releases Annex To Final Report

Fall Preview For Technology Legislation

With Congress having returned from the August recess, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, a host of bills are awaiting these eager lawmakers. However, I will focus only on those bills that have been marked up and reported out of committee or have been passed by one chamber as these bills may be the most likely to be … Continue reading Fall Preview For Technology Legislation

“I’m Shocked, Shocked To Find That Gambling Is Going On In Here”

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has updated its January “The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2019 to 2029,” and to what should be no great surprise, the U.S.’s projected fiscal condition is, well, not good. To anyone monitoring the CBO’s economic and budget updates, this is really not news. Nor is the insistence of some that … Continue reading “I’m Shocked, Shocked To Find That Gambling Is Going On In Here”

Administration Delivers Another Budget Request Congress Will Largely Ignore

This week, the Trump White House released a summary of their FY 2020 budget request, and, to date, has not yet released the meat of any President’s budget: the agencies’ budget documents and OMB’s materials. Nonetheless, what we can discern from the budget request is that it’s largely the same as the previous two budget … Continue reading Administration Delivers Another Budget Request Congress Will Largely Ignore