Senate Finance Committee leadership released a bipartisan framework of legislation on Feb. 8 that would make key improvements to the nation’s unemployment insurance (UI) system, including the implementation of new technology.
Two counties in Virginia – Bath and Highland – will use a $2 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to improve coordination of emergency medical care, strengthen preparedness and resilience, and improve emergency communications interoperability.
The City of New York is launching a new Vulnerability Disclosure Program (VDP) that will enable the public to chime in on possible vulnerabilities in city-owned websites and systems.
A group of House Democrats reintroduced legislation late last week that aims to limit the ability of law enforcement agencies to use facial recognition technologies.
The Biden-Harris administration, through the Department of Commerce’s (DoC) Economic Development Administration (EDA), today announced the designation of 31 technology hubs across the country as part of the first phase of the new Tech Hubs program.
As many government services shift online, the Department of Justice (DoJ) is looking to improve web and mobile applications access for people with disabilities – particularly at the state and local government level – in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Modernizing state and local government (SLG) systems has become critical to delivering a better quality of service to constituents. Many IT leaders and decision-makers agree that modernization efforts have changed citizen experiences for the better – including improving customer service and support, increasing awareness of available services and availability of digital services, and improving website usability and navigation.
A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) calls on Federal agencies to improve their terrorism-related information sharing with the intelligence community and other public and private partners.
Rep. Yvette Clarke, D-N.Y., reintroduced a bill last week that requires the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) arm to have a more direct hand in the research and development (R&D) of activities concerning climate change. The Department of Homeland Security Climate Change Research Act will ensure that the DHS is prepared to confront […]
In honor of Second Chance Month, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the launch of Chicago’s Re-Entry Resource Website. The website will serve as an information hub for all city-provided re-entry resources.