Management questions and concerns about outdated systems and insufficient integration prompted a House Armed Services subcommittee on Friday to vote to cut $2 billion from the Defense Department's fiscal 2004 budget request for information technology programs.
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The House Government Reform Committee approved legislation late Wednesday that would overhaul the civilian personnel system at the Department of Defense, as well as give broad personnel flexibilities to NASA and the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Homeland Security Department's top technology leader said Thursday that a "roadmap" outlining the new department's business process and corollary technology support should be released by the end of September.
The chairman of the House Armed Services Readiness Subcommittee is expected to support a bid to delay the Pentagon's 2005 round of military base closings when the panel meets Friday.