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December 7, 2021

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House passes ‘build back better’ package, shifting fate of cyber and tech funding to Senate

By Charlie Mitchell / November 19, 2021

The House has approved its version of the “build back better” measure containing hundreds of millions of dollars in cybersecurity funding for CISA, tech modernization funds for the federal government and an infusion of aid for state and local cyber efforts.

The BBB legislation passed the House today on a 220-213 vote after a long struggle by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Democratic leaders to pull moderate and liberal factions together behind the measure. The package faced unified Republican opposition,...

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