Vermont has disabled its online unemployment insurance application system after 90% of the initial claims filed were flagged as fraudulent.
In its 2022 budget, the Labor Department is asking for $100 million more to shore up state unemployment insurance systems and a check-and-balance system to ensure fixes happen.
Members of Montgomery County, Md.’s Community Emergency Response Team are training an artificial intelligence-based system to find COVID-related items in Twitter posts that public safety officials should know about.
The National League of Cities has published recommendations for guiding conversations around how facial recognition technology is being implemented.
After complaints from residents, New York City’s “Digidog” has been sent back to its manufacturer.
The National Association of State Workforce Agencies’ Integrity Data Hub has prevented about $243 million in improper unemployment insurance payments.
The Federal Communications Commission is planning to expand the sharing of communications network disruption data with certain agencies during emergencies.
The Bluetooth-based system disseminates emergency messages to app users approaching the site of a hazard.
While the technologies required to enable higher levels of automation are advancing rapidly, producing a vehicle that can complete a journey safely and legally without human input remains a big challenge.
With several states exploring mobile driver’s licenses, the Transportation Security Administration wants to know what changes it might need to make so agencies can accept mDLs for REAL ID Act-compliant identification.