Rep. Bill Foster, D-Ill., speaks during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing on Capitol Hill on Oct. 2, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by J. Scott Applewhite/Getty Images)

Bill Foster, a particle physicist-turned-congressman, on why he’s worried about artificial general intelligence

In a Q&A with FedScoop, the Illinois Democrat and House AI task force member discusses his optimism and pessimism on potential AI legislation and his fears about…
Rep. Yvette D. Clarke, D-N.Y., speaks during the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Sept. 23, 2023 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/Getty Images)

With House AI task force, Rep. Yvette Clarke is ready to ‘get to the table’

In a Q&A with FedScoop, the New York Democrat discusses her expectations for serving on the bipartisan task force, what concerns her most about the technology and…
Arati Prabhakar attends the 2023 Milken Institute Global Conference at The Beverly Hilton on May 01, 2023 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)

Congress presses White House on timeline for research security requirement

The Office of Science and Technology Policy is “re-vectoring” its approach to upcoming guidance on securing the nation’s science and technology research and development following comment period.
WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 7: (L-R) House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and U.S. Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R-LA) arrive for a bipartisan candlelight vigil with members of Congress to commemorate one month since the Hamas terrorist attacks in Israel on October 7, at the U.S. Capitol November 7, 2023 in Washington, DC. In addition to the roughly 1,400 people killed in the October 7 attack, Hamas is still holding around 240 hostages in Gaza. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has stated that there will be no ceasefire in the Gaza Strip until all of the hostages held by Hamas are released. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

House leaders announce new, bipartisan AI task force

Speaker Mike Johnson and Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries pick 24 members that will be charged with producing “forward-looking recommendations and bipartisan policy” on the technology.
President Joe Biden speaks about artificial intelligence (AI), in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on July 21, 2023. (Photo by ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)

OMB launches searchable tool covering federal programs

The Federal Program Inventory, or FPI, serves interested parties to search through federal programs and their spending, awards and grant opportunities.