Big changes in store for state CIOs after 2018 elections
With 36 states electing governors, there could be major upheaval ahead for chief information officers and the strategic plans they oversee.
Wisconsin expands use of post-election audits
Following recommendations from election-security experts and the national academies, the state will review 5 percent of all ballots cast in elections, beginning in November.
Alaska lawmakers push for net neutrality enforcement via contracting
The state would become the sixth in recent weeks to adopt formal rules encouraging internet service providers to abide by content access principles no longer enforced by the federal government.
Lagging tech startup growth could hurt Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's re-election chances
In the category of new business creation, the state ranks dead last in the U.S.
Controversial police body camera bill would restrict access to footage in Wisconsin
Citing privacy concerns, the bill's proponents would limit when footage is eligible for public records requests.
Sidewalk drones find new home in Wisconsin, the third state to legalize
Momentum is growing with a new state law allowing delivery robots, as policymakers and technologists consider the opportunities for the emergent door-to-door service.
Wisconsin opens checkbook for tech in education
In his latest budget proposal, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker proposes funding for broadband, mobile hotspots and technology training for teachers.
Wisconsin embraces data analytics to boost accountability, transparency
The state's agencies are gathering and sharing vast amounts of data on everything from state finances to agency efficiency.
Researchers develop new program for tracking influence in state bills
Scholars at a University of Chicago program are readying a new "Legislative Influence Detector" to let users track text in state legislation.
Election Day: 10 new governors to take office
Ten new governors, including Pennsylvania's Tom Wolf, will take control of state governments following Tuesday’s mid-term elections that saw 36 governorships contested around the country.