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'Autonomous Illinois' promises economic benefit, public goods

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

The initiative for connected and autonomous vehicles comes from an executive order signed by Gov. Bruce Rauner.

Technology to play pivotal role in new 'transformation' plan pitched by Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

If approved by the legislature, 42 departments would become 15, and the technology office would join a new body coordinating ongoing transformation.

In 2018, 44 states hold computer science education policies, new study finds

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

New research from Code.org shows that policymakers have placed strong and growing support behind computer science education in recent years.

California readies new security requirements for 'internet of things' devices

by Ryan Johnston • 2 months ago

A bill raising security standards for all internet-connected devices sold in the state is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's signature, but some experts say it still has flimsy language.

California outlaws drone flights over prisons

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

The infraction will be punishable by a $500 fine.

Oklahoma convenes autonomous vehicle task force to inform future legislation

by Ryan Johnston • 3 months ago

The task force comprised of state, local and industry professionals will support the growth of new transportation technologies on the I-40 corridor.

On landmark autonomous vehicle bill, dozens of safety advocates urge Congress not to rush forward

by Ryan Johnston • 4 months ago

Seventy stakeholders have signed a letter addressed to the U.S. Senate advocating for a more careful debate before passage of the AV START Act.

NASCIO president asks House subcommittee for help harmonizing federal regulations

by Colin Wood • 4 months ago

Oklahoma CIO James "Bo" Reese told lawmakers some progress is being made where state information technology is concerned, but that new laws are needed to simplify a complex regulatory environment.

Illinois makes its statewide technology agency a permanent part of government

by Colin Wood • 4 months ago

After creating the Department of Innovation and Technology by executive order in 2016, Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a bill codifying its place in the state government.

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