What Trump’s Budget Says About the Administration’s IT Priorities

The president’s budget proposal is more about priorities than actual funding. So what does it tell us?

Pentagon Requesting $66M For Laser Drones to Shoot Down North Korean Missiles

The Missile Defense Agency is rushing to put more solutions in the field and trying to put past failures behind them.

The NASA Space Telescope Trump Wants to Cancel

The president’s budget proposal has some troubling news for the space agency’s next big astronomy mission.

Trump Budget Gouges Non-Defense R&D by 19 Percent

Meanwhile, Pentagon researchers will get an extra $13.5 billion to play with.

Trump 2019 Budget Boosts Cyber Spending But Cuts Research

The budget also moves DHS cyber research out of the science and tech division.

Trump Budget Calls for Slight Increase In IT Spending

The president’s 2019 budget proposal includes $45.8 billion for IT infrastructure and services, with $210 million for the Technology Modernization Fund.

After Last-Minute Drama, Congress Passes a Government Funding Bill

After a short “technical” shutdown, Congress early Friday passed a measure that would raise spending levels by $300 billion over the next two years.

The CDC Is About to Fall Off a Funding Cliff

It's already planning to pull back on work that protects the world from pandemics.

Government Shuts Down After Senate Rejects One-Month Stopgap Spending Bill

Lawmakers did not come up with an alternate plan in time for the midnight deadline.

State CIOs Want Federal Agencies to Get Out of Their Way

NASCIO’s advocacy priorities cite duplicative and conflicting security regulations and audits as a waste of time and money.

UPDATED: See Who Gets Sent Home in a Shutdown

Some agencies would furlough virtually everyone, while others would remain completely open if there is a lapse in appropriations.

House Narrowly Passes Stopgap Spending Bill, But Shutdown Threat Remains

Continuing resolution to keep agencies open through Feb. 16 will face a tougher vote in the Senate.

Feds Avoid Shutdown, But Larger Threat Looms in the New Year

Cuts to federal employees' pay and benefits could serve to offset funding boosts in a spending deal.

A Unified Reporting Portal Would Help Government and Grant Recipients

A portal could make grantees’ lives easier, but also offer the federal government a better way to evaluate risks.

How Federal CISOs Can Make the Most of Security Resources They Have

Chief information security officers need to efficiently use the resources at hand while planning for the future.

Deal to Push Back Shutdown Deadline Faces Uncertain Prospects

Democrats and Tea Party members are still considering whether to support a two-week CR.

Budget-Managing Tips, but for Space Telescopes

NASA is scrambling to cut the growing cost of its latest big astronomy mission.