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March 8, 2021

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Tech leads broad industry coalition urging inclusion of IT upgrade funds in COVID relief package

By Charlie Mitchell, Sara Friedman / February 4, 2021

Major trade groups representing the technology and other sectors are urging lawmakers to preserve $9 billion in proposed funding for IT modernization in the COVID-19 package now beginning to work its way through Congress.

“We write in support of President Biden’s call for robust funding to modernize and secure federal information technology (IT) and networks in the proposed ‘American Rescue Plan,’” the groups said in a Wednesday letter to the bipartisan leadership of the House and Senate.

“The COVID-19...


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