Megan Smith

White House sending $150M in grants to local IT training programs


The Department of Labor hopes to jumpstart efforts in communities across the country to educate workers on the latest tech skills.

White House's ConnectHome to expand public housing broadband


The new White House program will expand broadband to reach 275,000 low-income households in 27 cities and help students access the Internet at home.

White House wants open data to help local police forces


President Barack Obama, the Justice Department and a number of nonprofits are teaming up to help improve community police practices.