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Energy secretary: Work at Fermilab key to fighting climate change

BY RICK WEST | U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm was joined Friday by a delegation of Illinois Democrats as she toured the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia to tout how it can fight climate change. Granholm was joined on the visit Friday by Sen. Dick Durbin, Gov. J.B. Pritzker, suburban U.S. Reps. Sean Casten, […]

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Reps. Waters, Foster urge federal financial regulators to ensure AI is used ethically

BY DAVE KOVALESKI | U.S. Reps. Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Bill Foster (D-IL) are urging federal financial regulators to ensure that advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) do not create an algorithmic bias for underserved communities. “As you assess the use of AI from financial institutions you oversee, you must prioritize principles of transparency, enforceability, […]

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