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Internship program gives D.C.-area high-schoolers a taste of government tech

by Samantha Ehlinger • 4 years ago

As government pursues young blood for technology and cybersecurity, an internship program in the D.C. area matches high school students with IT agencies.

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18 states allow FBI access to driver's license photos, and Congress has posted the agreements online

by Samantha Ehlinger • 4 years ago

The House Oversight and Government Affairs Committee is providing access to the memorandums of understanding.

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Chao punts on questions on regulating emerging transportation technology

by Samantha Ehlinger • 5 years ago

In her nomination hearing, Transportation secretary pick Elaine Chao said the department would need to conduct a national conversation around the issues.

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Effort to codify Presidential Innovation Fellows program is back in House

by Samantha Ehlinger • 5 years ago

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has reintroduced a bill that would make sure the Obama program — which has affected countless state and local policies — sticks around.

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‘Stingray’ technology use needs better guidelines, House committee says

by Samantha Ehlinger • 5 years ago

The DOJ and DHS spent more than 5 million on the devices, and while there are federal policies for usage, state and local agencies are deploying them without unified guidelines.

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Obama's biggest achievement in tech? Getting nerds into the room, DJ Patil says

by Samantha Ehlinger • 5 years ago

The president ushered in a design-thinking approach in the White House, leading to undeniable improvements in the way government operates at every level, says the country's first chief data scientist.

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