Washington, D.C. — As the FY2021 appropriations process gets underway in Congress, TechNet is highlighting the technology industry’s funding priorities for this year in a letter sent to the House and Senate. These include strengthening federal support for computer science education, Minority Serving Institutions, tech-related programs within the Department of Defense, advanced energy, rural broadband, and the Trump Administration’s request to double research and development spending in quantum information science and nondefense artificial intelligence, among others.