Monday, June 28, 2004
What are they thinking?
Congress: Bye-bye, e-government
Lawmakers apparently have decided that Bush administration officials have not gotten the message. For three years running, Congress has slashed their proposed central e-government fund. So this year, officials decided to forgo a central fund and asked agencies to find e-government funds in existing budgets.
Congress, though, is not buying it. Appropriators have started systematically cutting funds for specific e-government initiatives from agency spending bills.
Whether it is a question of convenient and responsive government or interagency cooperation we need e-Government. I don't understand this at all.
Posted by Alice at 6/28/2004 05:58:00 PM