US Government Passes Modernizing Government Technology Act

US Government Passes Modernizing Government Technology Act

Last weekLastLast week the US House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation that would update the federal government’s technology and systems. The bill, known as the Modernizing Government Technology Act, was introduced by Congressmen Will Hurd, Robin Kelly, and Gerry Connolly.

The US Senate is currently considering companion legislation introduced by Senators Jerry Moran and Tom Udall.

CSRA President and CEO Larry Prior released the following statement on the passage of the House bill: “CSRA is pleased to see the broad, bipartisan support for the Modernizing Government Technology Act (MGT Act). As recent cyber threats have shown, time is of the essence to upgrade our government’s critical IT infrastructure. Today’s passage in the House is an important step, and we congratulate Congressman Will Hurd, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, and Congressman Gerry Connolly on this achievement. We hope the companion legislation championed by Senator Moran and Senator Udall receives quick consideration in the Senate as well.”

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(Source: CSRA Inc.)