The House passed a health care package on Monday that includes measures to curb some practices by pharmacy benefit managers, according to STAT News.
The U.S. and 17 other countries have agreed to “a set of guidelines to ensure AI systems are built to ‘function as intended’ without leaking sensitive data to unauthorized users,” The Hill reports.
- Other signatories include Canada, Australia, Germany, Israel, Nigeria and Poland.
The NAM is leading the charge in urging the Biden administration to walk back a proposed revision to the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for fine particulate matter (PM2.5).
- Hit California’s manufacturing sector hardest, followed by Michigan and Illinois.
Large companies that do business in California will soon be required to report their greenhouse gas emissions to state regulators thanks to a new state law, according to USA Today.
impact over 5,000 corporations both public and private … ”
- Last month, the CMTA submitted a request for veto of the California law to Gov. Newsom.
- Net neutrality laws also decrease investment in broadband, the NAM has told policymakers.
The still-robust U.S. economy and tight labor market could mean further interest rate hikes, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Thursday, Reuters (subscription) reports.
- The Fed’s aim in raising rates has been to reduce inflation to 2%.
Manufacturers are using data to improve everything from their supply chains to their workplace culture—and more. Data can lead the way to new innovations, new business models and even new revenue streams. Yet, many manufacturing executives say they are not scaling data-driven use cases successfully, meaning that much of the information they do collect is going to waste.
On the agenda: This event will have three key areas of focus: