Nearly 17 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, yet the digital infrastructure meant to support them is inadequate.
April 15, 2020
April 6, 2020
Crafting Stimulus to Bolster Digital Preparedness for Future Pandemics Would Pay Long-Term Dividends, New Report Argues
WASHINGTON—As Congress considers a fourth economic relief package to address the COVID-19 crisis, a
March 31, 2020
ITIF Estimates SBA Rule Could Cost More Than 1 Million U.S. Jobs by Excluding Venture-Backed Firms From Economic Aid
The $2.2 trillion economic aid package that Congress passed last week in response to the COVID-19 pandemic includes $370 billion for small business loans, but SBA regulations will exclude some small venture- and angel-capital-backed firms from accessing these funds. This will lead to more than 1 million job losses unless the Trump administration waives the rule.
March 30, 2020
New Report Urges Congress to Ignore White House Budget Request for Key Energy Programs and Press for More Innovation
The Trump administration has proposed slashing federal investments in energy RD&D by $3.2 billion, but Congress should ignore that proposal and allocate more funding to elevate clean energy innovation as a national priority.
March 10, 2020
WASHINGTON—Following the European Commission’s unveiling of a “New Industrial Strategy for Europ
September 16, 2020
After participating in the European Commission public consultation on the
September 16, 2020
In June, Stephen Ezell, vice president of Global Innovation Policy at Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washington think tank, published an in-depth smackdown of the order, conclu
September 15, 2020
The research, from Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy and the Information Technology Innovation Foundation, is detailed, down to line-item funding numbers a Biden administration c
September 11, 2020
According to Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a US lobby group for technology, the US government now invests less in R&D compared to the size of the economy than it has in more
September 10, 2020
Portland’s facial recognition ban: Why businesses — including Amazon — fought the groundbreaking law
The groups were joined in opposition to the ban by national organiz