Joe Biden

Biden plans $100 billion broadband investment

by • 2 weeks ago

The White House's $2 trillion infrastructure plan prioritizes the development of municipally owned broadband networks that have “less pressure to turn profits."

Buttigieg says U.S. has 'once-in-a-generation' transportation opportunity

by • 1 month ago

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says the U.S. must address its maintenance backlog on rails, roads and bridges before testing out new technology "for its own sake."

Time for federal government to boost smart cities again, tech group says

by • 1 month ago

A new report from an IT think tank found that federal support for "smart-city" efforts stalled under the Trump administration.

State and local cybersecurity is 'ongoing priority' for White House, Biden adviser says

by • 2 months ago

Julie Chavez Rodriguez, the White House director of intergovernmental affairs, said the administration wants to help states improve their cyber defenses.

What role does a national agenda play in developing smart cities?

by • 2 months ago

How will a new presidential administration affect smart city efforts around the nation?

Mapping service for state and local government included in Biden's climate order

by • 2 months ago

A new federal mapping service would assist federal, state, local and tribal governments in their climate planning and resilience activities.

How pandemic grant management challenged one Ohio county

by • 3 months ago

Montgomery County, Ohio, last year quickly deployed a grant management platform, which it may come in handy as the Biden administration prepares a new round of relief.

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

by • 3 months 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 • 4 months 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.