The latest proposal for a continuing resolution to come out of the House Appropriations Committee includes $17 million for the Office of Management and Budget’s E-Government program, which administers funds for open-government sites, Federal News Radio reports.Read the rest here.
However, while a marked increase from the $2 million previously proposed, it is still a far cry from the $35 million the administration has requested.
However, it will likely be enough to keep running eight open-gov websites slated to go dark in May because of a lack funding.
Wednesday, April 06, 2011
Open-gov sites likely to stay online under new CR funding
Posted by FOI Advocate at 3:26 PM
Labels: budget battles, E-Government program, OMB
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