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Aliya Sternstein

Senior Correspondent

Aliya Sternstein reports on cybersecurity and homeland security systems for Nextgov. She has covered technology for nine years at such publications as National Journal's TechnologyDaily, Federal Computer Week and Forbes. Before joining Government Executive, she covered agriculture and derivatives trading for Congressional Quarterly. She has been a guest commentator on C-SPAN, WTOP and Federal News Radio. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Upcoming: House Transparency Caucus

March 12, 2010 Some members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee are expected next week to announce the formation of a bipartisan congressional transparency caucus, co-chaired by Reps. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., the panel's ranking member, and Rep. Mike Quigley, D-Ill. The caucus will pursue a legislative agenda focused on free, online ...

GAO finds more glitches in stimulus spending reporting process

March 12, 2010 With the April reporting deadline just a few weeks away, federal auditors have found technical glitches with the process that stimulus recipients use to report spending and job creation statistics. On April 1, organizations that have received money from the 2009 economic stimulus package will begin filing details on the ...

Win Cash and IP Rights

March 11, 2010 Citizens who enter innovation contests that the government plans to launch this year could rake in cash on top of the prize money that agencies are allowed to award. The White House on Monday released a legal framework for giving away money and other incentives during competitions aimed at improving ...

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From Nextgov.com: Industry sees promise in open government contests

March 11, 2010 The White House's push for agencies to dangle prize money in front of the public to solve the government's problems should jump-start creativity, according to some information technology contractors. Read the full story on Nextgov.com.

Industry sees promise in open government contests

March 11, 2010 031110whitehouseNGins(Mar. 11) - stock.xchng The White House's push for agencies to dangle prize money in front of the public to solve the government's problems should jump-start creativity, according to some information technology contractors. The White House late Monday released a memorandum explaining how agencies can legally coordinate contests to solicit ...

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Point of No Return

March 10, 2010 Congress must choose between limiting the federal information technology budget to reduce the deficit and boosting investments to yield greater returns in the future. President Obama has urged replacing 20-year-old agency IT systems with newer technologies as well as outsourcing operations to Web-based providers. Both approaches could pay off in ...

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From Nextgov.com: FDA to regulate online drug promotions

March 10, 2010 The Food and Drug Administration plans to issue this year proposals regulating prescription advertisements on the Internet, and the agency likely will not differentiate between social media tools, FDA officials said on Tuesday. Read the full story on Nextgov.com.

FDA to regulate online drug promotions

March 10, 2010 The Food and Drug Administration plans to issue this year proposals regulating prescription advertisements on the Internet, and the agency likely will not differentiate between social media tools, FDA officials said on Tuesday. Since November 2009, the pharmaceutical industry has pushed FDA to allow companies to promote medical information about ...

White House details how agencies should legally organize contests

March 9, 2010 The White House released guidance late Monday on how agencies can legally arrange contests to seek ideas for using technology to open government. Options include operating the competition under federal acquisition rules when the payment is for a good or service that benefits the government; contracting with a third party ...

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From Nextgov.com: Regulations could bog down financial system modernization

March 5, 2010 The Obama administration's plan to modernize financial systems governmentwide could hit regulatory speed bumps, according to an analyst who monitors government spending. Read the full story on Nextgov.com.