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Senate OKs Resolution to Incentivize Use of IoT Technology

The Senate has unanimously passed a resolution that aims to drive adoption of Internet-connectable devices in the United States through an incentive-based approach. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) said Wednesday the measure promotes Internet of Things innovation to help address economic, societal and consumer challenges. Booker developed the platform with Deb Fischer …

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New Sen. Deb Fischer Hints at Push to Avoid Defense Cuts

Deb Fischer, a newly-elected Republican senator from Nebraska, hinted Saturday that Republican lawmakers would push to nullify all defense budget cuts under sequestration. Federal Times reports she said lawmakers should instead focus cuts on domestic programs including entitlements. During the Republicans’ weekly radio address, Fischer said Social Security, Medicare and …

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