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In an opinion piece published in The Hill, Dan Reed, former CRA Board Chair and current National Science Board Chair, and Darío Gil, a member of the National Science Board and senior vice president and Director of IBM Research, say that Congress must follow through on fully funding NSF or risk dooming the CHIPS and Science Act.
The Biden Administration released a set of principles aimed at creating a Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights to, “help guide the design, development, and deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) and other automated systems so that they protect the rights of the American public.”
The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) released a report outlining steps the Biden Administration should take for leveraging $11 billion in the Chips and Science Act at the Dept of Commerce.
The United States Senate confirmed Dr. Arati Prabhakar as the next Presidential Science Advisor and Director of the Office of Science & Technology Policy.
The White House, acting through OSTP, released guidance to federal research agencies to, “make federally funded research freely available without delay.”
Analysis of the Chips and Science Bill, formerly the COMPETES Act, USICA, and bipartisan innovation bill.
CRA statement endorsing H.R. 7710, the Counter Human Trafficking Research and Development Act.
When we last left the NSF reauthorization legislation in early February, the House of Representatives had just introduced and passed the America COMPETES Act of 2022. We had expected this legislation to head rapidly into a conferencing process with the Senate’s USICA, where a compromise bill would be hammered out. Unfortunately, the process has been much slower to progress than expected and has all but ground to a halt
In our continuing series following the Biden Administration’s Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) budget request, we close out with a roundup of an assortment of Federal research agencies: NIST, NASA, and NIH.