House postpones Networx transition hearing

New date with GSA and other officials not set

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has canceled a hearing scheduled for April 29, to examine why the transition to Networx is behind schedule.

No new date has been set for the hearing, which the Committee is calling “Running Out of Time: Telecommunications Transition Delays Wasting Millions of Federal Dollars."

The hearing had been set for 10:00 a.m. Thursday in Room 2154 at the Rayburn House Office Building.

Government witnesses invited to testify included: GSA Administrator Martha Johnson, and Interior Department CIO and Interagency Management Council Chairman Sanjeev Bhagowalia.

Networx contract-holder representatives invited to testify included: AT&T Networx Program Director Jeff Mohan, Level 3 Federal General Manager Edward Morche, Qwest Government Services General Manager Diana Gowen, Sprint Nextel Senior Vice President Bill White, and Verizon Federal Group President Susan Zeleniak.

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