Hill Tech Happenings, Week of September 17

September 19 Markup: The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will review pending legislation, including a concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the current Internet multistakeholder governance model should be maintained. 2:15 p.m., S-116 Capitol Building September 20 Hearing: The Securities, Insurance, and Investment Subcommittee of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee will […]

USACM Expresses Concerns Over Support For Scientific And Technical Conferences

Part of the response to the reported excesses in conference spending involving the General Services Administration has been to restrict conference and travel spending across the government. Several pieces of legislation are working through Congress to implement such restrictions. However, we believe that the legislation, as currently written, would have unintended consequences for scientific, technical […]

Hill Tech Happenings, Week of September 10

Congress has returned from its August break, and will attempt to get a little work done before it breaks for fall campaigning in early October. September 12 Hearing: The Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee will hold a hearing on resilient communications and cybersecurity. 2 p.m., 311 Cannon Building