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Senate COVID package includes money for CISA, IT modernization fund that was dropped in House

By Charlie Mitchell / March 2, 2021

Senate Democrats, amid urgent pleas from business and technology groups, have included cybersecurity and technology modernization funding in their version of the “American Rescue Act” COVID-19 relief package expected to reach the floor this week.

The draft of the Senate bill contains $650 million for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, $1 billion for the Technology Modernization Fund managed by the General Services Administration, and $200 million for the U.S. Digital Service housed within the Executive Office of the President....

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