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Kenneth Johnson Tapped to Administrator of USAD's Rural Utility Service

President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Kenneth Johnson to be the Rural Utility Service Administrator, Department of Agriculture. Johnson serves as the general manager and CEO of Co-Mo Electric Cooperative and President for Co-Mo C

Presidential Executive Order on Streamlining and Expediting Requests to Locate Broadband Facilities in Rural America

It shall therefore be the policy of the executive branch to use all viable tools to accelerate the deployment and adoption of affordable, reliable, modern high-speed broadband connectivity in rural America, including rural homes, farms, small busi

White House Statement on Senate Resolution on Broadband Privacy Rule

The Administration strongly supports House passage of Senate Joint Resolution 34, which would nullify the Federal Communications Commission’s final rule titled "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunication Services,

Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy

In order to ready the United States for a future in which artificial intelligence (AI) plays a growing role, the White House released a report on .

The United States Commitment to the Open Government Partnership and Open Government

Five years ago, President Obama joined with the leaders of seven other nations to launch the Open Government Partnership (OGP), a global partnership between governments and civil society organizations to advance transparency and accountability, bo

Executive Order -- Establishing a Community Solutions Council

Building on the Obama Administration’s efforts to modernize the way the Federal Government works with cities, counties, and communities — rural, tribal, urban, and sub-urban – President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order establishing a Communi

The Digital Transition: How the Presidential Transition Works in the Social Media Age

President Barack Obama has made clear that a smooth transition between administrations is one of his top priorities, and digital is a key component of that effort.