US Senate

Senator Markey Introduces Comprehensive Privacy Legislation

Sen Edward Markey (D-Mass.) introduced comprehensive federal privacy legislation to protect American consumers’ personal information.

Senate Democrats Introduce New Legislation to Tackle Nationwide Digital Equity Gap

Led by Sen Patty Murray (D-WA) -- the top Democrat on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee -- a group of Senate Democrats introduced new legislation aimed at closing the growing digital divide in communities across th

Algorithmic Accountability Act Introduced in House and Senate

Sens Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Rep.

Sens Wyden, Paul, Leahy, Daines Question DOJ Over Government Surveillance of Americans’ Location Information

Sens Ron Wyden (D-OR), Rand Paul (R-KY), Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Steve Daines (R-MT) asked the Department of Justice a series of questions about when and how the government can collect information about Americans’ location, in a bipartisan letter

Sen Capito, Klobuchar, Others Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve FCC Broadband Mapping

Sens Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Joe Manchin (D-WV), and John Hoeven (R-ND) introduced bipartisan legislation to improve the Federal Communications Commission’s broadband coverage maps.

Sens Wyden, Cotton Request Annual Report on Threats to Senate Computers

Sens Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) urged the Senate to take the cyber threats to congressional computers and cell phones seriously by providing an annual report on the number of successful hacks of Senate devices.