Tags Rhode Island

Faulty Medicaid system paid out $11 million to deceased residents in Rhode Island

by • 3 months ago

The state is also struggling to recover $60 million in double payments made to nursing homes while the eligibility system was offline.

States' spending on election security expected to pick up in 2019

by • 3 months ago

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.

For Rhode Island, 2019 will be the year of digitization

by • 5 months ago

State CIO Bijay Kumar says the state's IT foundation is almost set, and now it's time to start innovating.

Self-driving shuttles will soon begin public testing in Rhode Island

by • 7 months ago

During a one-year pilot, the state transportation department will monitor how the new technology can augment public transit in Providence.

New voting machines are important, but here are three other ways states are investing in election security

by • 11 months ago

Top election officials are turning to multi-factor authentication, advanced audits and in some cases the military to defend against continued cyberthreats.

Elections agencies have a lot of security work to do before November, state and federal officials tell Congress

by • 11 months ago

With the country's secretaries of state preparing to meet in Philadelphia, the urgency to making election systems less vulnerable comes into view.

Drone report reveals explosive adoption by law enforcement

by • 1 year ago

Texas has the most public safety agencies with drone programs, but the technology can be found in use almost everywhere.

Why Rhode Island's innovation office likes to 'test and scale quickly'

by • 1 year ago

Q&A: Kevin Parker, the state's director of government innovation, says new practices and new partnerships are delivering results faster and opening new opportunities for service delivery.

Rhode Island lost access to years of emails in system upgrade

by • 1 year ago

The state accidentally lost access to years of archived emails during an upgrade to Microsoft's cloud email services in 2015, watchdog Ken Block says.