Presidential Transition

Biden’s Top Priorities Offer Few Clues for Technology Policies

Washington policy experts believe President-elect Joe Biden’s approach to big tech companies and regulation may differ from both the Trump and Obama administrations.

Top Tech Companies Begin Pushing Priorities for Biden Administration

Microsoft, IBM and other companies urged the president-elect to consider policies for boosting workforce development, solving the pandemic and addressing biometrics in surveillance.

Rolling Back Trump Workforce Policies Won’t Be As Simple As Rescinding Executive Orders

President-elect Biden has vowed to rescind on his first day a series of Trump-era directives aimed at weakening federal labor unions and politicizing the civil service, but repairing the damage could take much longer.

Trump Fires Esper, Taps NCTC Director to be Acting SecDef

Christopher Miller becomes Trump's fourth acting defense secretary just 72 days before Inauguration Day.

GSA Holds the Key to When or If Biden Gets Access to Full Transition Resources

With President Trump’s campaign threatening lawsuits, it is unclear when GSA would grant access to full transition resources.  

Biden Victory Promises End to Tumultuous Four Years for Government Under Trump

The former vice president has said he will lean on and empower the federal workforce.

Would Biden WH, GOP Senate Prevent Defense-Spending Dip?

As the nation waits for election results, some analysts are looking ahead.

Election Day Passes Without a Declared Winner, But Transition Planning Will Continue

New laws have better prepared the government for this scenario than in 2000, the last time the results were significantly delayed.

Here Are the Major Differences Between Trump and Biden on Tech Issues

President Trump favors reducing government hurdles to usher in technology while rival Joe Biden favors an active government role in partnering with industry, according to a report.

The Tech Perspective Kamala Harris Could Bring to the Vice Presidency

Nextgov took a look at the record of Sen. Kamala Harris. D-Calif., on tech issues to see what technology perspective she could bring to the vice presidency.