relief funding

ARPA instructions unclear for IT uses, CIOs say

by • 2 months ago

Two state CIOs said direction from the federal government on how to use the latest relief funding is not as clear as it could be.

Driving Tech Transformation With Relief Funding

by • 2 months ago

The American Rescue Plan, along with other relief funding opportunities following the pandemic, are helping modernize how the public sector uses technology.

States and localities got $350 billion. Here's how they're spending it on IT

by • 2 months ago

Buoyed by the American Rescue Plan, CIOs have been able to make investments in new projects and "mundane stuff." But they're trying to be strategic about it.

ARPA puts states closer to closing digital divide, but work remains

by • 2 months ago

Officials said the funding will connect more households to the internet, but challenges remain in finding accurate coverage data and workable urban solutions.

State unemployment systems to get $240M from Labor Dept.

by • 2 months ago

Labor Secretary Marty Walsh said the pandemic "exposed significant vulnerabilities" in states' unemployment systems that led to tens of billions of dollars in phony claims.

State, local officials praise Senate passage of infrastructure bill

by • 2 months ago

The $1.2 trillion package, including a new cybersecurity grant program and $65 billion for broadband, now heads to the House of Representatives.

Missouri eyes IT overhaul with Rescue Plan funding

by • 3 months ago

Chief Information Officer Jeffrey Wann said he wants to bring residents the same quality of service he gets when ordering from Domino's.