Situational awareness: "Republican plans to build on last year’s U.S. tax legislation will include making individual and small business tax cuts permanent, expanding savings plans and giving breaks to start-up companies," Reuters reported this afternoon.
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Facial recognition could be coming to a high school near you, with a western New York school district set to become the first in the nation to match its technology to databases of suspected threats, the AP's Carolyn Thompson reports.
Why it matters: This is another example of a school taking a safety measure that sacrifices student privacy as the gun safety debate rages nationwide, Axios' Michael Sykes tells me.
What they're saying: Advocates for the tech say its system — matching a face to people banned from the premises — would have helped identify shooters like Nikolas Cruz as soon as they entered school grounds.
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"The fictional secretary of state of CBS' Madam Secretary will turn to three former real-life holders of the post when the show begins its fifth season," the Hollywood Reporter's Rick Porter reports.