State and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act

House passes state and local cyber grant bill, again


The House voted to create the $500 million grant program sought by NASCIO and other groups, but whether the Senate will follow remains to be seen.

State and local officials tell Senate they 'really need' cyber grants


While the House is advancing a $500 million grant proposal, the Senate has moved much more slowly, despite pleas from state and local officials.

House members propose $500 million in state and local cyber grants


"A dedicated cybersecurity grant program is long overdue," said NASCIO, which has lobbied for more federal support to fight threats like ransomware.

House cybersecurity chair plans to reintroduce state and local grant proposal


Rep. Yvette Clarke said she will put forward a bill creating an annual $500 million grant program to help state and local governments invest in cybersecurity.

House passes $400M state and local cybersecurity grant program


The NASCIO-endorsed bill would create $400 million in federal cybersecurity grants annually, but it is unlikely to be taken up in the Senate.

State and local cyber aid could find home in defense bill, congressman says


The top Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee said a cybersecurity grant program could be included in the National Defense Authorization Act.