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June 8, 2023

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Measure on staffing National Cyber Director’s office stalls, awaits House return

By Charlie Mitchell / August 2, 2021

The House failed to vote on a noncontroversial bill authorizing the new Office of the National Cyber Director to staff up by enlisting detailees from other agencies, with lawmakers dispersing for an August recess before sending the measure to President Biden for his signature.

The Senate on July 22 approved the bill introduced by Homeland Security Chairman Gary Peters (D-MI), ranking member Rob Portman (R-OH), Cyberspace Solarium Commission co-chair Sen. Angus King (I-ME), and Sens. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and...

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