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Bacon sponsors bill establishing Executive Branch-level tech council

A national Technology Competitiveness Council (TCC) would be established under bipartisan legislation sponsored on June 13 by U.S. Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE) that seeks to secure the United States as the global genesis of cutting-edge technological innovation while simultaneously protecting the American technology market from adversarial competitors.

“We cannot afford to remain stagnant as foreign actors attempt to surpass our nation through intellectual theft, electronic supply chain monopolies and advancements in artificial intelligence capabilities,” Rep. Bacon said. “This council will help to secure our nation as a global leader, ensuring we are prepared to defend the nation and our businesses.”

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