TechNet’s bipartisan federal team, based in Washington, D.C., consists of five advocates with deep experience on Capitol Hill. The team regularly engages with Administration officials and members of Congress on our comprehensive pro-innovation agenda to enable inclusive job growth, empower the workforce of tomorrow, ensure global competitiveness, and promote digital trust. This work includes developing a pro-innovation trade agenda and building domestic supply chain manufacturing capacity, investing in R&D for emerging technologies, expanding broadband access and shaping the future of mobility through autonomous and electric vehicles, fighting climate change, enhancing the nation’s cybersecurity resilience, maintaining access to flexible work opportunities, and leading multi-industry policy campaigns to promote a national data privacy law and attract global talent. The federal team hosts a monthly Federal Public Policy Committee meeting to develop strategy and engage senior-level policymakers, manages eight working groups to focus our advocacy on member priorities, and distributes the D.C. Daily, a short newsletter that provides the current state of play on key policy issues.

To learn more about TechNet’s federal policy positions, please review our Federal Policy Principles:

Education and Workforce Development

The U.S. is losing its competitive edge compared to countries like China due to its lack of focus on science,…

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The Future of Work

The continued growth of the gig and sharing (or “on demand”) economy has created income opportunities in virtually every corner…

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Throughout America’s history, immigrants have been a source of strength for our country and helped drive the economic growth that…

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are transformational technologies that revolutionize how we live and work and help us…

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TechNet’s diverse membership includes dynamic American businesses ranging from startups to the most iconic companies on the planet and represents…

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In order to meet the cybersecurity needs of today’s increasingly interconnected digital world, policymakers and industry leaders must focus efforts…

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