AI workforce

WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 30: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks about his administration’s approach to artificial intelligence during an event in the East Room of the White House on October 30, 2023 in Washington, DC. President Biden issued a new executive order on Monday, directing his administration to create a new chief AI officer, track companies developing the most powerful AI systems, adopt stronger privacy policies and “both deploy AI and guard against its possible bias,” creating new safety guidelines and industry standards. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

How the Biden administration is tackling diversity in federal AI hiring

The pool of potential AI workers could pose a challenge to the administration’s efforts to build a diverse workforce to responsibly manage artificial intelligence.
U.S. Sen. Todd Young, R-Ind., Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D, N.Y., and Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., speak to reporters following a Senate Forum on Artificial Intelligence in the Russell Senate Office Building on October 24, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Anna Rose Layden/Getty Images)

Government AI funding among priorities in Senate working group roadmap

The roadmap for artificial intelligence policy encourages the executive branch and appropriators to support $32 billion in annual innovation funding.
WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 27: Committee ranking member Rep. James Comer (R-KY) attends a House Oversight Committee hearing titled Examining the Practices and Profits of Gun Manufacturers in the Rayburn House Office Building. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images).

Bipartisan bill would codify federal standards for agency AI use

House Oversight and Accountability Committee members are co-sponsoring legislation that would consolidate existing AI laws and formalize federal governance of AI systems.