House Energy and Commerce Committee

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 21: Lina Khan, nominee for Commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission, speaks at a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation confirmation hearing in Washington, DC. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

FTC modernization, enforcement efforts jeopardized by cuts, officials say

Chair Lina Khan and Commissioner Rebecca Slaughter warn House lawmakers that appropriations cuts will harm modernization efforts and impact the workforce.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) questions Gov. Jay Inslee (D-WA) during a House Energy and Commerce Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill on April 2, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

House Energy & Commerce chair critiques Biden’s AI executive order for not following a ‘light touch and market-driven approach’

Rep. Cathy Morris Rodgers, R-Wash., says AI EO places “unnecessary and duplicative regulatory burdens” on developers of the tech, while Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Calif., applauds order for…
Reps. Elise Stefanik, John Katko and Richard Hanna, who represent New York’s 21st, 22nd and 24th districts respectively, visited Fort Drum, N.Y., as part of a congressional delegation March 10, 2015. Stefanik recently introduced a bill to create an independent commission to study the national security benefits of artificial intelligence. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Osama Ayyad.

Stefanik bill calls for commission to study AI’s national security benefits

The New York congresswoman wants to create an independent commission to study artificial intelligence’s impact in the U.S. and how to apply it to the federal government.