On 26 February 2020 the White House published its first annual report on the American artificial intelligence initiative. This national initiative was launched on 11 February 2019 with the aim of creating an AI strategy. The report provides an update on progress so far and vision for the future.
Six main elements of the strategy are covered in the document and this synopsis is given in the executive summary:
In terms of funding for research, the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) budget supplement for the 2020 financial year provides details of non-defence Federal investments in AI R&D. The spending totals $973.5 million for 2020 across a range of agencies, programs, and initiatives. The annual report claims that the 2021 budget will include a major increase in non-defence AI funding compared to the 2020 budget.
You can read the annual report in full here.
These further reports may also be of interest:
AI research and development progress report 2016-2019
National AI research and development strategic plan 2019
Research and development budget supplement (including coverage of AI) for the 2020 financial year
Guidance for regulation of AI applications
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) plan for US leadership in AI
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) principles on AI