Pennsylvania to centralize digital services, hire chief data officer
Gov. Tom Wolf has announced a new position within the state's technology leadership and a plan to "transform" digital government.
Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf says state will issue $90M bond for new voting machines
The move will help counties buy paper-based voting machines, after Wolf vetoed of a bill that would've provided the money but outlaw straight-party voting.
Opioid data tool tracks overdoses, prescriptions in Pennsylvania
The governor says access to new information will help law enforcement and healthcare providers confront what he has officially declared a statewide emergency.
High-risk traffic zone tool wins Pennsylvania's Code4PA hackathon
As the state announces the winners of its first hackathon, officials plan for a bigger event in 2018 themed around opioid addiction.
New digital map shows winter conditions on 40,000 miles of public road in Pennsylvania
The governor's office says the new tool is meant to help the public plan travel and reduce the number of collisions as the state prepares for winter storms.
Statewide hackathon attracts hundreds of technologists from across Pennsylvania
The commonwealth is mirroring similar statewide efforts designed to make the most of local tech talent while laying the foundation for what could become a lasting civic engagement institution.
Pennsylvania rolls back transparency on police body cameras, accepts $52K pilot grant
A new state law relaxes the rules for records disclosure and police interactions with the public as a federal grant prepares the state for a pilot of the emerging technology.
Pennsylvania overhauls state website with focus on mobile, service delivery
The new PA.gov — launched with an NIC subsidiary — uses a new, mobile-enabled design that provides quick access to state services.
Pennsylvania governor orders open data portal
The executive order also calls for the state to create an advisory committee that will establish a data management framework for agencies.