Joe Biden

Biden relief proposal includes $350 billion for state and local government

by • 2 days ago

While none of the money is targeted directly at IT, state and local governments would be able to use the money flexibly to cover a broad range of expenses.

California's privacy act to remain when AG Becerra leaves, experts say

by • 1 month ago

Though California Attorney General Xavier Becerra will soon leave his post to join Biden's Cabinet, the state's landmark privacy policy will remain.

Biden can help states modernize by restoring White House's 'power to convene'

by • 1 month ago

A former federal CTO hopes the new administration will take a greater interest in states' modernization and data efforts, starting with vaccine distribution.

Biden, Harris address county officials amid pandemic and economic crises

by • 1 month ago

The president- and vice president-elect told members of the National Association of Counties they plan to prioritize infrastructure and pandemic relief.

With Pai's departure, FCC likely to restore net neutrality, strengthen municipal broadband

by • 2 months ago

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to appoint new FCC leaders who will work more closely with local governments and reinstate Obama-era regulations.

Biden promises mayors 'open door' on pandemic recovery

by • 2 months ago

The president-elect said cities "have been on the front lines from the very beginning" and promised a stronger relationship with the White House.

Biden transition leans on state and local tech experience

by • 2 months ago

The president-elect's transition advisers include several current and former state and local IT officials, like former Santa Clara County, Calif., CIO Ann Dunkin.

Internet advocates 'cautiously optimistic' about Biden broadband plans

by • 6 months ago

The presumptive Democratic nominee's broadband funding proposal "looks better than what we've seen" from Trump, a rural broadband advocate said.

Only four presidential candidates have a plan for the digital divide

by • 1 year ago

A new report from comparing the policy positions of 14 candidates across five internet-related issues shows few have comprehensive plans.