Washington, DC - Today, the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) released a report outlining the limitations of traditional wage measures and how they understate compensation growth among American workers.  Below is the executive summary. Read the full report here.

Gaithersburg, Maryland - Innovative technologies such as the “internet of things” (IoT) and artificial intelligence enhance convenience, efficiency and economic growth. At the same time, these and other technologies increasingly require complex networking environments and use detailed data about individuals that can make protecting their privacy harder.

Washington, DC - The five member states threaten tech companies with legislation if they don’t weaken their encryption.

Washington, DC - Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced the selection of 36 projects totaling $80 million to support early-stage bioenergy research and development (R&D). This R&D will enable cost-competitive, drop-in renewable hydrocarbon fuels, bio-based products, and power from non-food biomass and waste feedstocks. This work supports the Department of Energy’s (DOE) goal of reducing the cost of bio-based drop-in fuels to $3/gallon by 2022 to continue to provide consumers with affordable, reliable transportation energy choices.

Washington, DC - Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Remarks: Rethinking Homeland Security in an Age of Disruption:

Washington, DC - Asthma patients, with a specific genetic profile, exhibit more intense symptoms following exposure to traffic pollution, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and collaborators. The study appeared online in Scientific Reports.