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In recent comments regarding the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF), Rep. Will Hurd, R-Tex., said that he is “pretty sure that we have resolved the issue with TMF,” and expects Congress to include the full $150 million in an upcoming minibus funding bill.
Federal officials have largely come around to the idea that research funding is crucial for U.S. leadership in artificial intelligence, but there are ways to accelerate innovation besides pouring in more money, according to tech experts.
For one, they said, the government could map a long-term strategy for advancing the technology.
Reps. Will Hurd, R-Texas, and Robin Kelly, D-Ill., have introduced a bill aiming to reauthorize the role of the federal chief information officer, and establish a clearer structure for information technology reporting in the administration.
The U.S. could face heightened national security threats and lose its economic edge if the government doesn’t step up its game when it comes to artificial intelligence, according to a pair of oversight lawmakers.
Artificial intelligence technologies are capable of disrupting every aspect of society and the United States must do more to maintain leadership in the area, the leaders of a House panel said in a report released Tuesday.
Reps. Will Hurd, R-Texas, and Robin Kelly, D-Ill., today released a new white paper on artificial intelligence (AI) that urges the Federal government to increase its engagement with the technology. The paper focuses its attention on four key issue areas–workforce, privacy, biases, and malicious use of AI–and provides concrete recommendations for each area.
A new congressional report on artificial intelligence calls on the government to increase its spending on AI research and development and focus on bringing more AI skills into the federal workforce.
If all goes as planned, officials will finally get to break ground on a new federal courthouse in February, but it’s still unclear whether the training of hundreds of judges from across the country will continue to be held here, since the facility will no longer have a training center.
Monday, however, was a time to celebrate.
Eagle Pass, Tx.- Como agradecimiento al trabajo que ha desempeñado como congresista, cargo que le ha permitido gestionar diversos proyectos de beneficio para las distintas entidades a las que representa, la tribu tradicional de Texas Kikapú nombró una de las calles principales Will Hurd en honor al representante estatal por el distrito 23 de Texas.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio can thank a local lawmaker's social network for the chance to show the potential of its cybersecurity students and faculty to the country's largest social media company.