Posts tagged Congress
Silicon Harlem Tech-Enabled Community (TEC) Consortium — 2018 Smart Infrastructure Challenge

The Silicon Harlem Tech-Enabled Community (TEC) Consortium is on a mission to achieve successful broad-based dissemination of smart city applications and services in the historically underserved urban communities of Harlem and Upper Manhattan.

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Cybersecurity is Critical to Unleash the Promise of Autonomous Vehicles

The potential of autonomous vehicles could generate a fundamental shift in our society. Market predictions suggest that by 2025 autonomous vehicles market could be worth $6 billion and a reported estimate of $80 billion has been invested in the entire space during the last 3 years.

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Building Community Resilience during Hurricane Season (Capitol Hill Event, 9/25/18)

With increased amounts of data to improve decision-making, communities have new tools to plan and respond to natural disasters, like hurricanes. The Department of Homeland Security and Congressional Smart Cities Caucus want to work with you to develop and integrate cutting-edge technologies to build resilience capacity for your hometown. 

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What is the state of the internet-connected devices industry in the United States?

115TH CONGRESS 2D SESSION H. R. ll To direct the Secretary of Commerce to conduct a study and submit to Congress a report on the state of the internet-connected devices industry in the United States.

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Technology Modernization Fund to get $100 Million Under Spending Bill

The $1.3 trillion spending bill, expected to head to President Donald Trump’s desk by the end of the week, would provide $100 million to the TMF through Sept. 30. The final figure is a sign that lawmakers wanted to commit to the new program despite the overall constraints on the federal budget.

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Clarke Bipartisanship Draws Bunkeddeko Criticism

The announcement for the new caucus was delivered by Venture Smarter, a firm which aims to use technology as a tool for city and regional planning, as part of their Smart Regions Congress Leadership Forum held Feb. 15. The initiative hopes to cover everything from broadband connectivity in urban, suburban, and rural areas to cybersecurity to using smart technologies and strategies to tackle the opioid and heroin epidemic.

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New Caucus Alert - Congressional Smart Cities Caucus [Politico]

NEW CAUCUS ALERT — The Congressional Smart Cities Caucus is set to launch in early March, with Reps. Yvette Clarke (D-N.Y.) and Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) taking the lead, per a release from smart cities firm Venture Smarter, which hosted policy makers in Washington on Thursday.

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