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AI contracts have special licensing needs to prevent bias, encourage transparency

Data requirements to ensure lack of bias in AI and transparency and how it works are not part of the standard license agreements.

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(Erin Scott/The New York Times via AP, Pool)Chairman Sen. Gary Peters., D-Mich., speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs & Senate Rules and Administration joint hearing on Capitol Hill, Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, to examine the January 6th attack on the Capitol. (Erin Scott/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Senators want to eliminate any conflicts of interest with government contractors

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.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)In this April 7, 2021 photo, a senior receives the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at the Aaron E. Henry Community Health Service Center, in Clarksdale, Miss. Medicare will require nursing homes to report COVID-19 vaccination rates for residents and staff, the government said Tuesday, in what officials hope will become an incentive to keep giving shots even as the worst ravages of the pandemic ease in facilities across the land.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Federal employees can get time off if they have reaction to COVID-19 vaccine

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On day 1, Biden issues mask mandate for federal employees, reinstates diversity training

In a slew of executive actions on his first day in office, President Joe Biden reinstated previously-canceled diversity and inclusion training for federal…

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Donald Trump

Trump frees former aides from ethics pledge, lobbying ban

Donald Trump released current and former members of his administration from the terms of their ethics pledge

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Federal pay gap between men and women is narrowing, GAO reports

In today’s Federal Newscast: The Federal pay gap between men and woman has narrowed, but it’s still there. Two congressmen want to stop government funding that pays for experiments on house cats. And Joint Chiefs’ Chairman said America needs a bigger Navy.

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