The White House said today it has lined up 20 service providers that will offer high-speed broadband service within the price points set forth in the government’s Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), and also went live with a Federal website that people can use to find the services.
President Joe Biden announced his intent this week to appoint two new members of the National Science Board – Dr. Victor McCrary and Dr. Julia Phillips.
Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., called on the Biden Administration to immediately nominate the next Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) after the resignation of President Biden’s top science adviser and former OSTP director Dr. Eric Lander.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has appointed Karin Orvis as the nation’s next chief statistician to oversee the administration’s many data-led policy goals. With her appointment, she permanently fills the role for the first time since 2019.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has issued a new memo instructing agencies to include IT leaders on teams that will help oversee and implement the trillion-dollar Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
The White House has released recommendations from the Equitable Data Working Group that aim to increase data available for measuring equity and represent the diversity of all Americans.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is forging ahead with executing President Biden’s Federal customer experience improvement executive order issued last December by framing the planned service improvements around five distinct major life events where citizens may rely more heavily on the government for help.
In response to President Biden’s first executive order in office that aims to advance racial equity and support for underserved communities, the White House on April 14 released summaries of the equity plans agencies have put forth to meet the EO’s requirements.
As the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) effort to transform the President’s Management Agenda from a list of goals into actionable policy steps gathers steam, OMB is fleshing out its list of Federal agency officials who are taking on leadership rules not only for the three major PMA pushes but for numerous strategic goals within each of them.
The White House has released a “Rural Playbook” to help familiarize state, local, tribal, and territorial governments in rural areas with the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and assist them in applying for funding under the law.
Federal agencies are continuing to work towards implementing zero trust security architectures, but which of the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) security pillars will take precedence in zero trust development?
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has formally accounted in the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 Federal budget for risks posed by climate change, and warned of potentially devastating impacts on U.S. gross domestic product along with flood risks to thousands of Federal facilities by the end of this century.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) today unveiled new thinking about challenges, opportunities, and success metrics for the three President’s Management Agenda goals that the agency first announced in November 2021.
The United States government piled on new financial and trade sanctions against Russian banks and leaders today – just the latest of numerous sanctions levied as part of the U.S. response to the invasion that began in late February – but the provision of Internet and phone services continues to remain off the sanctions list.
House Government Operations Subcommittee Chairman Gerry Connolly, D-Va., said today he is preparing legislation that aims to reduce the Federal government’s ballooning improper payments rate – which amounted to at least $281 billion in fiscal year 2021 and was greatly exacerbated by fraud in connection with COVID-19 relief programs including unemployment insurance (UI) administered by states whose IT systems were overwhelmed by demand.
The White House today announced the launch of COVID.gov, a one-stop shop for public resources related to COVID-19 updates, tests, vaccines, and more.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has published a request for information (RFI) on the Federal Register seeking feedback on the potential climate and environmental risks posed by cryptocurrencies and other digital assets.
In a joint statement with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, President Joe Biden announced deeper collaboration efforts to combat the illicit use of digital assets.
The late-day warning on Monday from President Biden and White House national security officials that the Russian government is exploring options for potential cyberattacks against U.S. critical infrastructure targets appeared to turn many heads in the Federal cybersecurity community that is by now long-used to receiving and generating cybersecurity advisories.
In a posting on USAJobs.gov, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced it is looking for a new deputy Federal CIO to replace Maria Roat, who is retiring at the end of March.
Senior officials from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) told senators on March 17 that there’s still plenty of need for continuing oversight of Federal government pandemic-related spending, and offered suggestions on how to accomplish that task.
The White House announced today the appointment of Dr. Ashish Jha as its new COVID-19 Response Coordinator, taking over for Jeff Zients, who had led the effort since President Biden took office.
The White House released an executive order (EO) on March 15 that aims to promote pay equity and transparency in the government and the Federal contracting base through possible changes to Federal acquisition rules.
The White House announced today it is launching an information-sharing initiative aimed to improve freight information exchange and speed up the movement of goods to address a wide range of supply chain problems.
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) today named nine senior Federal officials to spearhead work on the White House’s Biden-Harris Management Agenda Vision released last November.
President Biden on March 8 announced his intent to nominate Dr. Evelyn Wang as director of the Energy Department’s Advanced Research Project Agency for Energy (ARPA-E).
President Biden today issued an executive order that takes a broad swing at addressing risks and benefits of digital assets – including cryptocurrencies – and their underlying technologies and encourages Federal regulators to provide oversight of those assets to guard against systemic financial risks that they might impose.