Innovation

Plans Offer a Peek Into Elon Musk’s Secret Tunnel in California, Including an Elevator Hidden in a Garage Innovation
Plans Offer a Peek Into Elon Musk’s Secret Tunnel in California, Including an Elevator Hidden in a Garage
October 24, 2018
by Christina Paulos

When Elon Musk’s tunneling firm began digging in Hawthorne, Calif., last year, the construction site next to Space X headquarters was barely noticeable, sandwiched between a home improvement store and a parking garage. Read More

Microsoft Co-Founder and ‘Idea Man’ Paul Allen Dies at 65 In The News
Microsoft Co-Founder and ‘Idea Man’ Paul Allen Dies at 65
October 16, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Paul Allen, the taciturn computer programmer who founded the software behemoth Microsoft with Bill Gates when he was 22 and walked away eight years later with what would become one of the largest fortunes in the... Read More

Bipartisan Legislation in New Jersey Extends Funding for Manufacturing Workforce Development Economy
Bipartisan Legislation in New Jersey Extends Funding for Manufacturing Workforce Development
October 3, 2018
by TWN Staff

A recent move by the New Jersey State Senate would provide extended funding for manufacturing workforce development in a state where more than 1 million jobs are supported by the industry. The bipartisan legislation... Read More

Headed into Midterms, Blue Dogs Focus on Rural America Spotlight
Headed into Midterms, Blue Dogs Focus on Rural America
September 22, 2018
by Christina Paulos

As the midterm elections draw near, the Blue Dog Coalition turned its attention to rural America this week. Read More

Himes on the Challenges of a Changing Economy: It’s a Legacy Problem, Not a Political One Innovation
Himes on the Challenges of a Changing Economy: It’s a Legacy Problem, Not a Political One
September 19, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Leaders across the country at all levels of government and private sector are working to implement innovative policies that address the challenges facing American workers every day. Read More

Intel and Other Tech Companies Join Apple Against China Tariffs Economy
Intel and Other Tech Companies Join Apple Against China Tariffs
September 12, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Silicon Valley tech companies may not be getting the president’s attention on Twitter, but they are also raising concerns about the planned $200 billion tariffs, which they say would raise the prices of most consumer electronics. Read More

FDA to Bolster Cybersecurity of Medical Devices Innovation
FDA to Bolster Cybersecurity of Medical Devices
September 12, 2018
by Christina Paulos

After a series of computer security problems in medical devices, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to make sure companies do as much as possible to defend against hacking and other threats. Read More

New Democrat Coalition: A Future That Works Innovation
New Democrat Coalition: A Future That Works
September 12, 2018
by TWN Staff

As the number of legislative days this Congress dwindles, the New Democrat Coalition, a group of 68 Democrats in the House of Representatives who are committed to pro-economic growth, pro-innovation, and fiscally responsible policies, continue to push their “New Economic Opportunity Agenda: A Future that Works.” Read More

Why Democracy Promotion is in the Strategic Interest of the United States Foreign Affairs
Why Democracy Promotion is in the Strategic Interest of the United States
September 11, 2018
by Carrie Lee

The 2017 National Security Strategy emphasizes many themes that reflect what the administration has coined as “pragmatic realism”: a return to great power competition, the prominent placement of America First, and a focus on the military as the predominant instrument of power across the world. Read More

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