Tim O’Reilly

34 states and territories have already signed up for the $45B broadband fund

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Nearly two-thirds of states and territories signaled their intention to apply for the broadband fund within a week of the program's launch.

Clark County, Nev., promotes deputy CIO to top role

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Bob C. Leek, who's been with the Las Vegas-area county since February 2021, now leads its 200-person IT department in Clark County.

Vermont CIO 'taking a step back' on modernization projects

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Vermont CIO plans to take an enterprise-level look at the projects being undertaken with $140 million in modernization funding.

Tennessee's Medicaid program is going in on process automation

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TennCare CIO Hugh Hale said he wants to automate as many of his agency's processes as possible to make themselves "easier to deal with."

States gear up for federal broadband funding

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On the Priorities Podcast, North Carolina broadband official Nate Denny explains his approach to new federal funding for high-speed internet.

House sends state and local cyber coordination bill to Biden

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Lawmakers approved a cyber coordination bill firming up CISA's information-sharing relationships with state and local governments.

FCC's E-Rate program needs to cover cybersecurity, senators told

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Amy McLaughlin, head of the cybersecurity program at K-12 tech group CoSN, said E-Rate needs to be updated to cover network defenses.

Code for America's 'Safety Net Innovation Lab' names first 4 states

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Social-services agencies in California, Colorado, Connecticut and Louisiana are working with the group's new Safety Net Innovation Lab.

How the pandemic got Massachusetts texting

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When COVID-19 closed government offices, the state's Department of Transitional Assistance started texting people who rely on its benefits.