Tag: supply chains

Federal, Hardware & Software, Policy, Tech

Congress seeks compromise to boost computer chip industry

April 18, 2022

Via: Federal News Network

A global computer chip shortage has made it harder for consumers to get their hands on cars, computers and other modern-day necessities, so Congress is looking to boost chip manufacturing and research in the United States with billions of dollars […]

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to invest $14B on ports, waterway supply chains

January 21, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Corps of Engineers will invest $14 billion to strengthen port and waterway supply chains, the White House said in a fact sheet on Wednesday. As part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the Corps will use funds to increase […]

Federal, Policy

US to deepen relations with Taiwan in face of China tensions

October 29, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

The U.S. wants to deepen its relationship with Taiwan, the self-ruled island that has become a major point of conflict in the strained U.S.-China relationship, and will work to counter Beijing’s “malign” influence, a U.S. diplomat said Friday. In her […]

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Biden to launch task force on bottlenecks in supply chains

June 8, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

After completing a review of supply chains, the Biden administration announced Tuesday that it was forming a task force to address the bottlenecks in the semiconductor, construction, transportation and agriculture sectors. Administration officials said the goal of the review, detailed […]