Press Releases

Dec 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX), co-chair of the Congressional Artificial Intelligence Caucus, today thanked his fellow co-chair, Rep. John Delaney (D-MD) for his leadership during their tenure as co-chairs in the 115th Congress. Rep. Olson and Rep.

Apr 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - During congressional testimony this week, Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg stated repeatedly that artificial intelligence (AI) technology will allow the platform to better combat the problem of disseminating fake news, hate speech, terrorist propaganda and false ads.

Dec 12, 2017 Press Release
Legislation creates federal advisory committee to examine and develop recommendations on: investment, workforce, privacy, and ethics, among others.
Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Todd Young (R-IN), and Ed Markey (D-MA), along with Representatives John K. Delaney (D-MD) and Pete Olson (R-TX), introduced first-of-its-kind legislation that would promote an enabling environment for the continued development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The forward-looking bill, known as the Fundamentally Understanding the Usability and Realistic Evolution of Artificial Intelligence Act of 2017 – or FUTURE of AI Act – establishes a federal advisory committee to examine and wrestle with the economic opportunities and impacts emerging AI technologies will have in many aspects of American life.
May 24, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON – Congressman John K. Delaney (MD-6) has launched the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Caucus for the 115th Congress. The AI Caucus is co-chaired by Republican Congressman Pete Olson (TX-22).The goal of the caucus is to inform policymakers of the technological, economic and social impacts of advances in AI and to ensure that rapid innovation in AI and related fields benefits Americans as fully as possible. The AI Caucus will bring together experts from academia, government and the private sector to discuss the latest technologies and the implications and opportunities created by these new changes. The AI Caucus has already begun meeting with experts this Congress and will participate in a congressional briefing hosted by IBM on June 28, with more events to follow.