Senate bill looks to boost AI talent in government
Students studying AI would receive scholarships upon agreeing to work in the public sector to start.
Senators want USDS to aid state and local government's IT modernization rush
In a letter to congressional leadership, a group of senators requested funding and waivers on barriers preventing collaboration between levels of government.
Congress considers bills on student privacy, workforce, school security and STEM diversity research
Lawmakers moved on a host of bills this week centered around educational technology, including legislation aimed at restoring student privacy, bolstering the nation’s cybersecurity workforce, funding school security and better understanding participation in science and technology-related subjects among underrepresented groups. The Building Blocks of STEM Act, introduced in March by Sen. Jacky Rosen, a Democrat from Nevada, passed a voice vote Wednesday by the Senate’s Science, Commerce and Transportation committee. The…
Military would emphasize recruitment for tech skills under Senate AI Caucus leaders’ bill
The co-founders of the Senate Artificial Intelligence Caucus want the Pentagon to find more recruits with digital engineering and computer science skill sets, while establishing clear career tracks for those personnel. New legislation from Sens. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., and Rob Portman, R-Ohio, would require the undersecretary of Defense for personnel and readiness to “promote and
Cybersecurity pros could work for multiple agencies under bill passed by Senate
Skilled federal cybersecurity workers could be rotated among civilian agencies under bipartisan legislation the Senate passed Tuesday. The intent is not only to help fill specific gaps in the workforce, but also to help agencies recruit and retain people by offering opportunities “to enhance their careers, broaden their professional experience, and foster collaborative networks by