House Delays Reform Of Federal IT Spending
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December 13, 2013

Via slashdot:

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to fund the U.S. military through 2014, but only after stripping out a bipartisan plan to overhaul the way government agencies buy and manage IT.

House members agreed in June to add the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) to the bill funding the U.S. military, which is undergoing its own cutbacks and organizational reforms as part of federal budget cuts.

FITARA was dropped along with a host of other amendments removed to streamline debate and approval of the defense-spending bill before Congress adjourns for the holid...

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