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."
Buttigieg says U.S. has 'once-in-a-generation' transportation opportunity
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
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
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?
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
A new federal mapping service would assist federal, state, local and tribal governments in their climate planning and resilience activities.