Issues ranging from severe paper shortages to cyber threats and disinformation are looming ahead of the 2022 elections, threatening voter confidence. Officials shared their concerns with members of the U.S. Senate May 19.
Open source vulnerabilities are everyone’s problem, and, with memories of Log4Shell still fresh (and cleanup still underway), House lawmakers are asking how and where the federal government can help.
The increasing use of drones to cast fishing lines hundreds of yards from shore has raised safety and environmental concerns. Now fishers are waiting to see if the governor will sign the ban into law.
The Biden administration says it has commitments from 20 Internet service providers to cut prices and raise speeds for high-speed Internet, noting that the 'service is no longer a luxury — it’s a necessity.'
Gov. Gavin Newsom's executive order places the state among the first to create “a comprehensive and harmonized framework” for assessing how state and public institutions can use blockchain technology.
New Mexico's proposed clean-car rule, which received a public hearing yesterday, would require electric vehicles to account for 7 percent of new car sales starting in January 2025.
If the Supreme Court indeed rejects Roe v. Wade as unconstitutional, there is a fear that digital records could be used against any woman who has ever thought about getting an abortion.
Around 55,000 Michigan residents have received waivers for unemployment insurance overpayments due to federal guidelines announced in February. More citizens have yet to be notified of a waiver.
Broadband subscriptions are more expensive in the United States than in other countries, but addressing this supply-side imbalance doesn't necessarily mean that low-income families will be able to afford broadband.
The "Tesla bill" would allow electric-vehicle manufacturers to sell to Connecticut consumers without having a dealership with a maintenance and service center. The bill faces too much opposition to pass this year.
The semiconductor crisis in the United States is affecting everything from the automotive industry to governments that are trying to upgrade their systems. A bipartisan Congress must act immediately.
From becoming carbon-neutral to having net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, 21 states are making the legislative push toward cleaner energy production. But these efforts are not without substantial challenges.
In a vote along party lines, the Connecticut Legislature has passed a bill that would require state agencies to switch to electric vehicles. The bill also expands the state's existing EV rebate program.
Police in Fort Worth, Texas, will receive 600 new license plate readers from company Axon as part of a $74 million contract. A City Council member is concerned that the tech could be used against non-violent offenders.
Currently, the U.S. government can obtain citizens' metadata from organizations, like Internet service providers, with no restrictions. Federal officials should change this unfair status quo through legislation.
In August or November, voters in Clark County, Wash., will be able to decide whether a 0.1 percent sales tax will be adopted in order to fund body and dash cameras for the Clark County Sheriff's Office.