Combatting election disinformation is 'whack-a-mole,' says New Mexico official

by • 6 days ago

"The misinformation and disinformation out there is ramping up to a crazy level," New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver said during an online conference.

Six months in, state executives reflect on their pandemic response

by • 1 month ago

Winners of StateScoop 50 Awards for GoldenGov: State Executive of the Year share how the pandemic has dramatically changed their operations and outlooks.

Remote work to be a 'lasting feature' for state IT offices

by • 6 months ago

Several state CIOs predict that widespread telework will linger in government long after the COVID-19 pandemic ends.

Five cities team up to uncover economic-development innovations

by • 8 months ago

Local governments in five states will share best practices and new ideas to boost economic development and improve civic engagement.

Missouri hires new statewide CIO

by • 9 months ago

Jeffrey Wann, a former IT executive in the insurance industry, will take over for Mike Cheles, who retired at the end of 2019.

Missouri CIO says creativity is needed to address workforce challenges

by • 12 months ago

With not enough funding for new positions or training to keep up with technological changes, state CIO Mike Cheles encourages new tactics.

Missouri CIO Mike Cheles to retire at end of year

by • 1 year ago

The longtime private-sector IT executive who was hired in October 2018, plans to retire Dec. 31.

11 local governments to share solutions on mobility, civic engagement

by • 1 year ago

The "Small Places, Big Ideas Innovation Cohort" is now collecting proposals for technologies that can connect governments and the public and help with mobility.

DHS, St. Louis partner on 'smart city' pilot for public safety

by • 1 year ago

The Department of Homeland Security says it wants to make it easier for cities to mix and match technologies from different vendors.