Justice Dept. unveils criminal justice data-sharing program for state and local government

A new initiative strives to bring new data tools and encourage use of data-driven decision making in criminal justice systems in every state.

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Florida CIO says 'validating trust' is biggest task for improving cybersecurity

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Florida CIO James Grant said that as he builds out a new enterprisewide cybersecurity program, he's jealous of what Texas has achieved.

Election officials renew push for more financial assistance

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State and local election administrators said philanthropic gifts made a difference in 2020, but there are still longterm funding gaps.

Most states have a budget surplus, but should be wary of financial 'cliff'

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Governors and legislators seeking to expand broadband infrastructure must find a balance between flexibility and utility, researchers said.

Montana latest state to build broadband coverage map

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Montana selected the analytics firm Lightbox to develop a statewide broadband coverage map, not content with a shortage of federal data.

Strengthening communities with data-driven insights

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Chicago CDO shares how the city provides leaders and community groups with real-time data needed for better economic, health and safety decision-making.

Virginia Gov. Youngkin names former Kansas IT chief as CIO

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Phil Wittmer, formerly the chief information technology officer of Kansas, is Virginia's new chief information officer.

Georgia says new voter registration system will cut down long lines

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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced a deal with Salesforce to build a new voter registration system to replace a nine-year-old platform.

Interstate cybersecurity operations center is on the way

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Officials in North Dakota, which organized the initiative, said they expect to have an announcement about the unique organization this year.

NASCIO's federal agenda looks for clarity on new cyber grants

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The federal government has funded dedicated cybersecurity grants and CIOs are awaiting details on how the new program will work.

Missouri Highway Patrol backpedals on 'Batman'-themed alert

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The Missouri State Highway Patrol told residents it was looking for the Joker, but the alert was not so serious.