American Rescue Plan
NASCIO sees states' IT work 'being recognized' during federal meetings
State CIOs met with Congress and White House officials to discuss their federal priorities, including cybersecurity funding and how they'll use pandemic relief.
White House says it will help improve state and local vaccine websites
"State and local governments have been asking for this skill and expertise for a very long time," said Cori Zarek of Georgetown University's Beeck Center.
State and local budgets get a boost from $1.9 trillion relief package
The package will provide $350 billion in state and local aid, as well as investments in K-12 broadband and vaccine distribution.
Senate approves relief package with $350B in state and local aid
The $1.9 trillion package also includes $7 billion in funding for broadband deployment in rural and low-income communities.