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Trump budget to combine State and USAID



Trump budget to combine State and USAID
On Monday Foreign Policy published an exclusive on the Trump administration’s proposed foreign aid budget and prospective changes to the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The Trump plan would dramatically decreased aid funding to developing countries and fold USAID into the State Department. Andrew Natsios,… Read More

OMB releases cyber strategy plan



OMB releases cyber strategy plan
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has released a memorandum on the implementation of a cybersecurity strategy for the federal civilian government. The Cybersecurity Strategy and Implementation Plan (CSIP) is the result of the Cybersecurity Sprint initiated by Federal Chief Information Officer Tony Scott. The Cybersecurity Sprint was a… Read More

More oversight of interagency programs needed



More oversight of interagency programs needed

According to a new Government Accountability Office report, interagency programs would benefit from more Congressional oversight. The report also details the Government Performance and Results Act Modernization Act of 2010, which calls for increased interagency cooperation as a way of achieving meaningful results...

Request for public comments on the inter-agency anti-counterfeiting working group



Request for public comments on the inter-agency anti-counterfeiting working group

The Federal Government is currently undertaking a significant effort to eliminate counterfeit products from the U.S. Government supply chain. In June 2010, Vice President Biden and White House Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, Victoria Espinel, announced the Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement, laying out a coordinated government-wide approach to strengthening intellectual property enforcement and directing the establishment of an inter-agency working group...