A new report from the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) and McKinsey & Company highlights the need for state and local governments to take decisive measures to integrate generative AI into their workforce to reap its benefits.

House and Senate committee leaders unveiled a discussion draft of their latest effort to create a national data privacy law via the American Privacy Rights Act of 2024, which notably features provisions that would allow people to opt out of the use of their data for creating algorithms that could impact a host of major life decisions.


Senate Finance Committee leadership released a bipartisan framework of legislation on Feb. 8 that would make key improvements to the nation’s unemployment insurance (UI) system, including the implementation of new technology.

Four state and local government (SLG) agencies have partnered with the General Services Administration (GSA) to start sending customized text messages for application deadlines, interview reminders, fraud reduction, and other critical service updates to people who opt in as well as their own agency staff.

A new report from Stanford University found that in 2022, U.S. governments are doing a lot of talking about AI, but they’re also taking a lot of action. Last year 35 percent of all state-level AI bills were passed into law.


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