AI & Government

May 29, 2024

Using technology to streamline and enhance communication and administrative functions is nothing new. When society leaps forward through industrial innovation, lawmakers and governments worldwide look for ways to keep pace. Each time a new technology is introduced — like personal computing, the internet, or cellular networks — it has transformed how governments approach service delivery, operations, and policy. The advent of artificial intelligence (AI) is no different. Many governments have already integrated AI technologies into their operations with chatbots, facial recognition software, AI-driven emergency management systems, or other iterations. 

This policy brief examines how state and local agencies across the U.S. respond to artificial intelligence, the uses, benefits, and risks of AI applications in government, and current legislative trends in AI use and regulation. 

Read the full brief or download below.