Senate breakthrough on election security funding 'encouraging'
Some state election officials at a federal cybersecurity conference said they're happy to see progress toward sustainable funding, but others remain dubious.
Oakland County, Mich., CIO Phil Bertolini retires
Known for his dedication to public service and a focus on getting people to cooperate across jurisdictional boundaries, the 30-year IT veteran steps down.
Detroit kicks off Ford-backed transportation challenge
Before individuals and community groups can begin submitting solutions, the city first wants to hear residents' biggest transportation challenges to nail down a focus of the competition.
Ohio, Pennsylvania plan interstate system for managing road work
Officials are hopeful the $5.38 million project could become a national system for managing what has historically been a manual coordination process.
Michigan names longtime telecommunications director as CTO
State IT veteran Jack Harris, who has been serving as interim CTO, has been officially named to the role.
Michigan hires new cybersecurity chief from within
Chris DeRusha, previously the state's deputy chief security officer, now takes the lead on its cybersecurity efforts.
Michigan CIO Dave DeVries steps down as new governor takes office
His time with the state caps a career of public service that included 30 years in the Army and work with the federal government.
Attn. incoming governors: On cybersecurity, you're not alone
Commentary: Governors of Michigan and Louisiana encourage state leaders to explore the many cybersecurity policies, initiatives and resources on offer today.
Five states to modernize eligibility systems in new pilot partnership
Alaska, Colorado, Louisiana, Michigan and Vermont are getting some help with their public-benefits eligibility systems.