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White House Wants Congress to Authorize $46B in Additional Funds to Fight COVID-19

The White House has asked Congress for $45.8B in additional funding for fiscal year 2020 and authorities to facilitate ongoing coronavirus preparedness and response efforts. Russ Vought, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, wrote in a Wednesday letter to Congress that the Trump administration wants to amend its FY 2021 requested budget to increase the funding of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to $8.3B.

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Randy Tharp Named ManTech VP for VA Programs

Randy Tharp, a former account management lead at Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), has been appointed vice president of Veterans Affairs programs at ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT). "I’m honored to continue to serve our veterans in this new role, and look forward to working with our VA and Industry partners to deliver on our promise to care for those who shall have borne the battle," Tharp said.

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IBM, National Academy of Public Administration Form Agile Government Center; G. Edward DeSeve Named AGC Lead

IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) Center for The Business of Government and the National Academy of Public Administration have established a new center to advance the development and implementation of Agile government principles. G. Edward DeSeve, a visiting fellow of the IBM Center and a fellow of the academy, will lead the Agile Government Center, the academy said Friday.

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Paul O’Neill Selected as Gerald R. Ford Distinguished Public Service Medal Recipient

Paul O’Neill, who served as the 72nd secretary of the Treasury Department, has been chosen to receive the 2019 Gerald R. Ford Medal for Distinguished Public Service. Mike Ford, chairman of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation, and Carla Hills, foundation trustee, will present the award to O’Neill at the …

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E3/Sentinel Gains Access to OASIS Unrestricted Engineering, Professional Services Pools; Andy Maner Quoted

The combined company formed through the merger of E3 Federal Solutions and The Sentinel Company in November has completed the novation of Pool 1 and Pool 3 unrestricted portions of the General Services Administration’s One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services contract vehicle. McLean, Va.-based E3/Sentinel said Wednesday it assumed all …

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White House Launches ‘American AI Initiative’ Through Executive Order

President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to launch a new program that will direct federal resources toward the development of artificial intelligence in order to build up economic and national security and improve the quality of life of citizens. The American AI Initiative has five key principles …

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