White House budget pitches $10B for election assistance
The Biden administration is proposing a dedicated funding stream for improving elections, after "episodic or crisis-driven" rounds.
Biden says DOJ will appoint chief prosecutor for pandemic fraud
President Joe Biden said the administration will step up its enforcement against pandemic unemployment fraud, which has affected virtually every state.
Biden tells counties Rescue Plan funds can be used to prepare for infrastructure boost
President Joe Biden used a speech to the National Association of Counties to highlight local accomplishments of his pandemic relief plan.
State and local groups praise passage of long-awaited infrastructure bill
NASCIO celebrated the House's passage of a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, which funds a new cybersecurity grant program for state and local governments.
Cybersecurity, next-generation 911 boosted in Biden spending plan
The $1.75 trillion Build Back Better Act would make additional investments in advanced emergency-communications technology and state and local cyber efforts.
Infrastructure deal to offer $65 billion for broadband expansion
The tentative $1.2 trillion deal negotiated by a bipartisan Senate group offers less for broadband than the $100 billion the White House initially sought.
Mayors meet with NSC's cyber lead as ransomware crisis continues
Anne Neuberger, the deputy national security adviser for cyber, discussed the Biden administration's ransomware strategy with a group of mayors, the White House said.
What the White House told state AGs about cybersecurity
Anne Neuberger, the deputy national security adviser for cyber issues, met with state attorneys general to discuss ransomware and other threats.
Biden plans $100 billion broadband investment
The White House's $2 trillion infrastructure plan prioritizes the development of municipally owned broadband networks that have “less pressure to turn profits."