Posts from GovConDaily for 02/10/2016

Federal CTO Megan Smith Named to 2016 Wash100 for IT Policy, STEM Promotion Leadership

Executive Mosaic is honored to introduce Federal Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith as an inductee into the 2016 edition of the Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of influential leaders in the government contracting arena…
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February 10 Market Close: GovCon Index Narrowly Up, US Stocks Mixed on Oil Pressure & Yellen Remarks

The GovCon Index largely reversed its spike from morning trade Wednesday but held onto nominal gain/loss of 0.152 points to 70.231 in a choppy session for U.S. financial markets. The Index rose at least 0…
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White House Seeks $50B for FY 2017 Civilian Homeland Security Programs

The White House has requested $50.4 billion for fiscal year 2017 to fund civilian agencies involved in homeland security efforts, Federal Times reported Tuesday. Aaron Boyd writes the budget plan for civilian agencies’ homeland security programs represents an increase of 11…
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$53B for National Intell Program, $17B for Military Intell Program in FY17 Budget Request

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence has requested $53.5 billion in total appropriations for the National Intelligence Program for fiscal year 2017. ODNI said in a fact sheet published Tuesday NIP funds the Intelligence Community’s efforts at CIA, ODNI and six federal agencies including the departments of Defense and Justice…
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Military Times: Obama’s FY 2017 Budget Plan Includes 9% Funding Boost for VA

The Department of Veterans Affairs would get more than $177.6 billion in total funds under President Barack Obama’s $4.1 trillion budget request for fiscal 2017, Military Times reported Tuesday. Leo Shane III writes the figure represents an increase of almost 9 percent from the finalized budget of $163 billion for fiscal 2016…
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