Senators look to expand streamlined permitting to national security technology sectors
Semiconductors, artificial intelligence, high-performance computing, quantum information science, and cybersecurity are among the technologies that would be covered.
After news of SolarWinds breach, Capitol Hill turns attention to CISA
CISA's cyber-protection teams can only do so much without enhanced threat-hunting authority — and with a vacancy in leadership looming large, lawmakers said.
Politics did not influence JEDI decision, Deasy says
DOD designed the JEDI acquisition process so that the contracting officers who made the decision on the contract were kept anonymous and insulated from political influences, according to CIO Dana Deasy.
Edtech amendments to No Child Left Behind rewrite focus on Internet access after school
The rewrite, currently being debated in the Senate, includes 29 amendments. One would create an innovative grant program to engage kids on the Internet out of school.
Senators add voices to ‘digital equity’ issue, introduce bill
On the same day that the FCC voted to modernize the Lifeline program to include broadband services, Sens. Angus King, I-Maine, and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.V., introduced a bill called the Digital Learning Equity Act of 2015.