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California to get help from Pentagon on wildfires

by • 2 weeks ago

The state will use data from a Cold War-era satellite to track new wildfires and expand its use of aerial drones, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday.

On 'data dividend' concept, California's Gov. Newsom searches for workable strategy

by • 4 months ago

Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed compensating Californians for their personal data, collected by firms like Google and Facebook, but the details remain fuzzy.

California Gov. Newsom orders procurement reform for faster wildfire response

by • 5 months ago

The new governor said the state will solicit bids for firefighting technology using a process that gives vendors broad authority to define the solutions.

Digital Democracy video platform expands to New York

by • 2 years ago

A tool for sharing legislative video, first launched in California, goes live in a second state. Florida and Texas versions are also planned.

Digital Democracy portal launches in California

by • 4 years ago

Legislative information has been unavailable to Californians; a new initiative from the lieutenant governor and a former state senator aims to change that.

Newsom: California struggles to fight 'cheap genius'

by • 5 years ago

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom harshly criticized the education system in California – and that of the United States in general – saying it was not preparing students for the high-tech jobs of the future.

Calif. Lt. Gov. on open data

by • 6 years ago

In this interview with California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, California Forward asks him about the importance of open data to the state’s future prosperity.

Citizenville: Calif. Lt. Gov. Newsom challenges government to get its game on

by • 6 years ago

As part of the launch of his newly-published book, Citizenville, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom wants public leaders and civic innovators to commit to a “Government 2.0″ challenge and help reinvent government through technology.