The 12 largest government-focused technology advocacy groups are calling on lawmakers to increase the technology modernization fund by billions of dollars, strengthen the board with additional staff and expertise, and structure the repayment structure for projects to combat the pandemic and recent Eliminate violations of SolarWinds.
In a letter Wednesday to Congress officials – including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., House Minority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Senate Majority Leader, Chuck Schumer, DN.Y., and the Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. The Tech Advocacy Groups wrote to confirm their support for a significant billion dollar investment in TMF.
So far, Congress has only approved a maximum of $ 150 million for the fund: after an initial investment of $ 100 million, lawmakers have declined to add more than $ 25 million per fiscal cycle.
Shortly before taking office, President Joe Biden published the American rescue plan, which among other things