Houston launches financial transparency initiative 

by • 1 week ago

Houston, we have open budget data!

White House budget pitches $10B for election assistance

by • 5 months ago

The Biden administration is proposing a dedicated funding stream for improving elections, after "episodic or crisis-driven" rounds.

Northam proposes $60M for cyber as Virginia agencies deal with hacks

by • 8 months ago

The outgoing governor introduced his budget days after a ransomware attack disrupted the state legislature.

For IT modernization, Montana CIO says 'strike while the iron is hot'

by • 2 years ago

Montana CIO Tim Bottenfield called on his counterparts to push "aggressively" for IT modernization funding before the memory of the pandemic begins to fade.

Ohio asks vendors to take pay cuts as pandemic crunches budget

by • 2 years ago

The state is asking vendors, including IT suppliers, for 15% discounts as the economic fallout from COVID-19 pinches its finances.

Most local CIOs bracing for budget cuts, survey finds

by • 2 years ago

About half of local IT leaders polled by CompTIA expect budget cuts in 2020, but COVID-19's effect on government spending will ripple for years.

Maryland's new budget portal gives residents a peek at state spending

by • 3 years ago

The site's designers say this is the next iteration of data transparency for the state. AI-powered bots could be next.

States look for visibility while crafting future-ready technology budgets

by • 5 years ago

On the latest episode of StateScoop’s Priorities podcast, technology leaders from Alaska, Hawaii and Ohio weigh in on their budget environments and how they’re trying to fund tech.