In today’s Federal Newscast, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) introduces new legislation requiring federal regulators to encourage financial institutions to work with consumers and other business impacted by a shutdown.
The fiscal 2020 budget request cuts about $300 million from NIST across most areas, including manufacturing and scientific measurements.
An exchange over a tiny NIST program takes one budget debate out of the purely political realm.
As part of its management agenda, the Trump White House proposed to modernize the process for transferring federally funded R&D to the commercial domain. The National Institute of Standards and Technology has published a green paper on it.
Some federal leaders and lawmakers think now is precisely the time to be considering the implications of artificial intelligence.
The U.S. Mint is searching for a new chief information officer, while the Senate confirmed NIST’s new director.