Tag Archives: Senate Commerce Committee

Senate Panel Seeks Alternative Approaches to Address Supply Chain Vulnerabilities

The Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing Thursday to ask supply chain experts about potential options to prevent future shortages of drugs and other critical goods amid the coronavirus pandemic and reduce reliance on foreign countries like China for such products, FCW reported Thursday.

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Maxar Commends Senate Commerce Committee’s Passage of NASA Authorization Act of 2019; Dan Jablonsky Quoted

Maxar Technologies has commended the Senate Commerce Committee’s passage of the 2019 NASA Authorization Act that was introduced by Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Maxar announced on Thursday.

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NASA Deputy Administrator Nominee James Morhard Highlights Priorities Prior to Confirmation Hearing

James Morhard, the White House’s nominee for NASA deputy administrator, says he plans to prioritize acquisition and financial reform, as well as advance the agency’s human spaceflight program, SpaceNews reported Thursday. “If confirmed, we will work to address the national space acquisition process, to radically reduce cost, improve schedules and …

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Senate Committee Drafts Bill on Automated Vehicle Cybersecurity

The Senate Commerce Committee has introduced a draft bill that would require carmakers to develop cybersecurity plans for self-driving car systems, Nextgov reported Monday. Nextgov obtained a copy of the proposed bill that also seeks to encourage collaboration between the Transportation Department and industry to establish a program for voluntary disclosure …

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House Committee OKs Small Business Cyber Assistance Bill

The House Science Committee has approved by a voice vote a bill that would require the National Institute of Standards and Technology to provide small businesses with guidance and resources to counter cyber threats, Nextgov reported Tuesday. Joseph Marks writes the NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act would also direct NIST to …

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Senate Committee Approves Bill Seeking Cybersecurity Resources for SMEs

The Senate Commerce Committee has passed a bill that would provide resources for small and medium companies to address cyber threats, Nextgov reported Wednesday. Joseph Marks writes the committee approved the Making Available Information Now to Strengthen Trust and Resilience and Enhance Enterprise Technology Cybersecurity Act  through a voice vote Wednesday after Sen. Brian …

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