NTIA’s State Broadband Initiative and the Illinois Broadband Map
Broadband Data, Broadband Mapping, Broadband's Impact, Expert Opinion, National Broadband Plan, NTIA
May 4th, 2011
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, May 4, 2011 – Later today, at 2 p.m. CT, the Partnership for a Connected Illinois will kick off our “Wednesday Webinar” series, beginning with a discussion about the Illinois Broadband Map. Registration for this event is free.
PCI feels so passionately about the Illinois Broadband Map because data and information should be central to helping promote sound policies, and because evidence suggests that broadband is a key driver of job creation and economic activity.
FCC Named Most Improved Federal Agency
July 13th, 2010
WASHINGTON July 13, 2010- The Federal Communications Commission has been named the most improved agency according to the latest OPM Viewpoint Employee Satisfaction Survey.
OMB and DHS Clarify Cybersecurity Responsibility and Activities within the Executive Branch
July 12th, 2010
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2010- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and the Cybersercurity Coordinator recently released a joint memo in which their specific responsibilities were outlined following the regulations in the Federal Information and Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA).
Senate Governmental Affairs Committee Seeks Stimulus Accountability
Broadband Stimulus, NTIA
March 8th, 2009
WASHINGTON, March 8, 2009 – Senators on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Thursday weighed the need to distribute federal stimulus fund urgently against the desire to ensure that monies are well-spent.
On Transparency, Advocacy Group Waits for Obama to 'Show Us The Data'
February 17th, 2009
WASHINGTON, February 17, 2009 – The new administration of President Barack Obama has a limited window to fulfill its promise of transparency in government, said Center for Democracy & Technology officials.
To Make Government More Transparent, 'Embarrass' Federal Agencies
July 31st, 2008
WASHINGTON, July 31 – Part of the job of Congress is to “embarrass” federal agencies whose projects are often late and over budget, the chairman of a Senate Homeland Security subcommittee said Thursday.