Phoenix becomes largest US city to successfully challenge 2020 census numbers

May 30, 2023

Phoenix has become the largest U.S. city to successfully challenge its population count from the 2020 census after claiming that dozens of group homes, jails and drug and alcohol treatment centers were overlooked during the nation’s head count. The U.S. […]

Debt ceiling talks stuck on classic problem: Republicans demand spending cuts and Democrats resist

May 24, 2023

Category: Federal, Policy

Debt ceiling negotiations are locked on a classic problem that has vexed, divided and disrupted Washington before: Republicans led by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy want to roll back federal government spending, while President Joe Biden and other Democrats do not. […]

Biden campaign sees multiple ‘viable pathways’ to 2024 election win

May 18, 2023

Category: Federal, Policy

President Joe Biden ‘s reelection campaign is vowing to hold the states that won him the White House in 2020 but also compete in places it lost like North Carolina and increasingly Republican-dominated Florida, providing what it says are “a […]


AI and China are ‘defining challenges of our time,’ CISA director says

May 31, 2023

Via: FCW

The head of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency warned on Wednesday about the security risks posed by generative artificial intelligence technologies and an increasingly bellicose China, calling them “the two epoch defining challenges of our time.” During an event […]

Policy, State & Local

Why Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s impeachment fight isn’t finished yet

May 30, 2023

Via: Federal News Network

The Texas Legislature already made one historic move with its impeachment of Republican state Attorney General Ken Paxton. Another one is coming. The GOP-led House of Representatives on Saturday approved 20 articles of impeachment on sweeping allegations of wrongdoing that […]

Policy, State & Local

Minnesota passes landmark right-to-repair law for electronic devices

May 26, 2023

Via: TechSpot

The Minnesota law is part of an omnibus appropriations bill (SF 2774) that goes into effect on July 1, 2024, and contains a “digital fair repair” clause that covers most consumer electronics, except video game consoles, motor vehicles, medical devices, […]