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States and counties are not 'sitting back' on election cybersecurity, officials tell Congress

by • 10 months ago

Federal, state and local officials said they are forging closer partnerships that will protect elections against cyberattacks, as lawmakers found distractions in Trump tweets, Google rankings and other miscellany.

'World's first' civic change network targets Twitter, Facebook users

by • 2 years ago

A new tool is hoped to get people engaged in democracy and equip lawmakers with constituent feedback that represents what the people really want.

'Smart wall' could replace Trump’s border wall proposal

by • 2 years ago

A congressman will soon introduce a piece of legislation to create a sensor-driven wall instead of the physical border wall proposed by President Trump.

Federal bill on self-driving vehicles advances with increase to national deployment cap, ban on state regulations

by • 2 years ago

Congress is pushing forward landmark legislation that reaffirms federal and state roles in regulation of autonomous technology and opens doors for industry.

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

by • 2 years ago

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

House Dem. puts forward bill to protect municipal broadband networks from state laws

by • 3 years ago

Rep. Anna Eshoo's bill would preempt states from restricting localities looking to build their own broadband networks.

After years of debate, House committee chair seeks online sales tax compromise for states

by • 3 years ago

Rep. Bob Goodlatte is trying to drum up support for new legislation to let states levy taxes on goods shipped to buyers within their borders stemming from online sales.

N.J. lawmakers urge DHS to send more money for cyberattack prevention efforts

by • 3 years ago

Members of the state's congressional delegation think some key grant changes could help New Jersey better fend off cyberthreats.

Congress members blast FCC's changes to state oversight of Lifeline program

by • 3 years ago

A bipartisan group of lawmakers registered their disapproval to the way the commission has moved oversight of its subsidy program away from states.

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