The latest news and resources from Duke Government Relations.


The DC Digest - November 20, 2020

  • The CDC Published a Peer-Reviewed Paper on Duke's COVID-19 Surveillance Testing Program
  • White House Releases Guidance For Federal Agencies on Regulating Artificial Intelligence
  • The National Science and Technology Council Releases Strategic Plan for the Future Advanced Computing Ecosystem
  • Tweet of the Week!

The DC Digest - November 17, 2020

  • Two Duke Faculty Members Appointed As Team Leads to Biden-Harris Agency Review Teams
  • House Returns to Washington, Anticipates FY21 Budget Negotiations
  • Higher Education Community Joins Letter on Department of Labor's Wage Level Interim Rule
  • Tweet of the Week!

The DC Digest - November 13, 2020

  • Biden-Harris Announce Transition Team Members 
  • Duke Signs on In Support of National AI Initiative
  • Federal Appeals Court Rules In Favor of Harvard's Affirmative Action Case
  • Tweet of the Week!

The DC Digest - November 10, 2020

  • Interested in an Election Recap? RSVP for This Week's Federal Forum
  • Biden Administration's Position on Higher Ed; COVID-19 Task Force Announcement
  • Senate Appropriations Committee Releases the Text of a Dozen Fiscal 2021 Spending Bills Today
  • Trump Selects New Acting Secretary of Defense, Christopher Miller

The DC Digest - November 6, 2020

  • Election Update
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell Open To Passing FY21 Budget & Appropriations Package Before Dec. 11th
  • Major Higher Education Associations Comment on U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry Proposed Rule to Review of Foundational Technology Controls
  • Tweet of the Week!

The DC Digest - November 3, 2020

  • Two Representatives Urge Congress to Include the TREAT Act in COVID-19 Relief Legislation
  • Two Amicus Briefs Have Been Filed That Challenge Department of Labor and Department of Homeland Security Proposed Rules on Immigrants
  • Tune into the Next Federal Forum!

The DC Digest - October 30, 2020

  • Relief in the Lame Duck? 
  • Proposal to End H-1B Lottery
  • NIH Data Plan Finalized
  • Join Us For Our Federal Forums
  • Tweet of the Week

The DC Digest - October 27, 2020

  • More Letters Expressing Concerns Regarding the Department of Homeland Security's Proposed Rule
  • Higher Education Associations Submit Comments in Response to the U.S. Copyright Office
  • Go to Duke Votes to Learn More About Voting in North Carolina 
  • Tweet of the Week!

The DC Digest - October 23, 2020

  • Duke Comments on Proposed Government Changes to Student Visa Policies
  • More Immigration Policy Changes and Legal Challenges 
  • Department of Education Report on Foreign Gift Compliance
  • Highlighting Two NSF Funded Research Projects
  • Tweet of the Week!



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