“Congress passed a joint agreement on spending for the remainder of fiscal 2019, which, once signed by the president, would avoid again shuttering a quarter of the federal government on Friday…”
“For technology-focused feds, the spending deal includes approximately $19.5 billion set aside for information technology and cybersecurity projects at federal agencies…”
“Governmentwide, the bill lays out $25 million for the Technology Modernization Fund, a revolving fund created to help agencies kickstart critical IT modernization projects. The additional money would cap the fund at $125 million and bring the unallocated balance up to $35.8 million…” Read the full article here.
Source: Latest Spending Deal Includes Almost $20 Billion for IT Programs – By Aaron Boyd, February 14, 2019. Nextgov.