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April 6, 2020
WASHINGTON—As Congress considers a fourth economic relief package to address the COVID-19 crisis, a
March 31, 2020
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
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
March 10, 2020
The benefits of facial recognition technology far outweigh the potential risk that law enforcement will misuse it.

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News Clips

April 2, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic highlights the increased need for governments to prioritize the modernization of IT. “This should be a huge wakeup call to government,” Daniel Castro tells Governing.
March 29, 2020
AP News writes about digital-services job growth in Indianapolis, citing ITIF and Brookings tech hubs report.
March 25, 2020
"The U.S. encourages a diversity of secure vendors that are viable innovators. It hints at virtualization and open interfaces, but a more concrete plan or proposal is needed,” ITIF's Broadband Director, Doug Brake tells NextGov.
March 23, 2020
"The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation proposes expanding participation criteria, turning it into a flexible voucher system where households are given subsidies for a minimum of two services," Protocol reports.
March 19, 2020
“Focusing on only privacy while ignoring public health would be a mistake," Daniel Castro tells CNBC.

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