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Tennessee's Medicaid program is going in on process automation
TennCare CIO Hugh Hale said he wants to automate as many of his agency's processes as possible to make themselves "easier to deal with."
States gear up for federal broadband funding
On the Priorities Podcast, North Carolina broadband official Nate Denny explains his approach to new federal funding for high-speed internet.
House sends state and local cyber coordination bill to Biden
Lawmakers approved a cyber coordination bill firming up CISA's information-sharing relationships with state and local governments.
FCC's E-Rate program needs to cover cybersecurity, senators told
Amy McLaughlin, head of the cybersecurity program at K-12 tech group CoSN, said E-Rate needs to be updated to cover network defenses.
Code for America's 'Safety Net Innovation Lab' names first 4 states
Social-services agencies in California, Colorado, Connecticut and Louisiana are working with the group's new Safety Net Innovation Lab.
How the pandemic got Massachusetts texting
When COVID-19 closed government offices, the state's Department of Transitional Assistance started texting people who rely on its benefits.
Bloomberg launches 'Local Infrastructure Hub' to help cities get grant funding
Bloomberg Philanthropies and other groups unveiled the Local Infrastructure Hub, a program that helps communities get grant funding.
California to create new 'Office of Data and Innovation' with agency merger
State data chief Joy Bonaguro said the Office of Data and Innovation "will allow each program to leverage the expertise of each group."
Biden administration sets guidelines for $45B in new 'BEAD' broadband program
The NTIA published guidance and a timeline for BEAD, a major broadband grant program in last year's infrastructure law.