Hearings

Feb 27, 2018

Federalism Implications of Treating States as Stakeholders

PURPOSE: To examine the roles of states in the federal decision-making process To explore how federal agencies engage with states when implementing federal law and policies BACKGROUND: Existing practices do not adequately support the states' role as partners in federal decision-making and policy administration, which, if embraced, could work to create smarter, less costly laws and ...

Feb 15, 2018

General Services Administration – Checking in with the Government’s Acquisition and Property Manager

PURPOSE: To examine acquisition and real property management initiatives and challenges at the General Services Administration (GSA). BACKGROUND: The GSA provides real estate, acquisition and technology services for the federal government workforce through two offices - the Public Buildings Service (PBS) and the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has placed ...

Feb 14, 2018

Game Changers: Artificial Intelligence Part I

WASHINGTON DC - Today, Information Technology (IT) Subcommittee Chairman Will Hurd (R-TX) announced a three-part hearing series on Artificial Intelligence (AI). The IT Subcommittee will identify and define criteria to guide government understanding and adoption of AI.  "Over the next ...