Report to Congress: You have (most of) the tech capacity you need

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

Congress' best avenue toward increased science and technology capacity lies in enhancing the capabilities of the advisers it already has , according to a new report.

Senate bill would limit law enforcement use of facial recognition

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

It would require agencies to get a warrant in order to use facial recognition to surveil a suspect.

The Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress gets another year

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The popular group will now continue its work through the end of the 116th Congress.

Rep. Connolly blames TMF stagnancy on Congress’ lack of tech knowledge

by Billy Mitchell • 3 months ago

"You start talking about these issues and many of my colleagues... their eyes glaze over and they want to talk about anything else," said Rep. Gerry Connolly.

Reps. Hurd, Kelly engage Bipartisan Policy Center to help draft a ‘national framework’ for AI

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 3 months ago

The think tank will help by convening and hosting meetings with experts from across the political spectrum.

Will Congress finally require agencies to make data centers more energy efficient?

by Dave Nyczepir • 4 months ago

A bill would require agencies to procure energy-saving IT and information on data center energy use to be made public.

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