New Mexico CIO John Salazar to retire this month
Citing a need to care for family members, John Salazar will resume his retirement on July 30, he wrote in a letter to state officials.
Combatting election disinformation is 'whack-a-mole,' says New Mexico official
"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.
Santa Fe, N.M., hopes for 'tech ecosystem' with university partnership
The New Mexico capital, home to several universities and the Los Alamos National Laboratory, wants to become the “Silicon Valley of the Southwest."
New Mexico names new technology secretary
John Salazar, a former agency CIO and executive at a local IT firm, is replacing Vince Martinez as the state's top technology official.
New Mexico has 'no formal plan' for broadband expansion
New Mexico's decentralized broadband governance structure is delaying progress in connecting rural areas of the state, officials concluded.
New Mexico's erratic purchasing has 'almost no oversight'
A new report says the state's inability to track or standardize its purchases is costing New Mexico millions.
States' spending on election security expected to pick up in 2019
States have only spent a sliver of their federal grant funding so far, but investment is expected to ramp up heading into the next presidential election.
State GIS leaders look for collaboration with tribal governments
On GIS Addressed, New Mexico's Gar Clarke says collaboration between tribal government and state government GIS is a growing priority.
On data privacy, state AGs say they're following California's lead
As states figure out how to protect their residents' personal data, many are waiting to see how California's sweeping new privacy law is implemented.