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Alexandra Kelley

Alexandra Kelley
Alexandra Kelley reports on emerging technology for Nextgov. Her most recent post was covering breaking news for The Hill where she focused on a variety of quantitative subjects, including Big Tech and the economy, in addition to covering the coronavirus pandemic since late 2019. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2017.
Infrastructure

Department of Energy Launches New Program To Overhaul US Electrical Grid

Engaging local, state and tribal governments will be a hallmark feature of the new initiative as the federal government works to expand access and make systems more resilient.

Tech & Data

Transportation Secretary Pushes for Government Support for Vehicle Innovation

Pete Buttigieg doubled down on the government's role in fostering a strong environment for emerging tech like electric cars and buses and automated vehicles. 

Tech & Data

White House AI Initiative Launches Public Research Support Tools

The National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office opened a new page dedicated to providing AI researchers with sophisticated tools to bolster research projects.

Management

Report: US Workforce Falling Behind in Digital Skills

Experts advocate for strengthening K-12 school curriculum and tax breaks for reskilling existing workers.

Tech & Data

Senators Urge Better Cyber Protection For K-12 Schools

A recent Government Accountability Office report dove into how virtual classrooms are increasing vulnerability to ransomware and other cyber threats.

Tech & Data

Most Employees Want Stronger Cybersecurity Standards in the Workplace, Survey Finds

Two-thirds of respondents found national cybersecurity guidelines to be “extremely” or “very” valuable.

Tech & Data

Broadband Dominates Tech Funding In Infrastructure Bill

Funds will go to expanding broadband and 5G connectivity nationwide.

Tech & Data

Bill Supports the Expansion and Development of 6G Infrastructure

A bipartisan bill would establish a council to oversee and implement 6G broadband access across the country.