Cate Burgan

MeriTalk

The newly constituted House Committee on Oversight and Accountability dedicated its first hearing of the 118th Congress on Feb. 1 to investigating fraud in the distribution of Federal COVID-19 relief funds, and committee leadership said that focus will continue down the road.

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The Government Accountability Office offered some big-picture marching orders in a new report this week for three Federal agencies with major cybersecurity portfolios to improve how the agencies are undertaking their security missions.

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At ITI’s inaugural Tech and Policy Summit on Jan. 31 in Washington, D.C., three members of the 118th Congress outlined their priorities for technology and innovation legislation for the next two years.

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The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) director said on Tuesday that artificial intelligence (AI) is a daunting but phenomenal resource that is developing “much more rapidly than society is prepared to absorb.”

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The General Services Administration (GSA) cut the ribbon on the agency’s first Workplace Innovation Lab, officially opening the office space of the future to Federal employees on Jan. 25.

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Cate Burgan
MeriTalk