Senate Rules Committee Approves ODI Director Jeffery Marino

Senate Rules Committee Approves ODI Director Jeffery Marino
On Wednesday (July 3rd), the Senate Rules Committee held a confirmation hearing for Jeffery Marino, where senators unanimously approved his appointment as Director of the Office of Data and Innovation ...

CHP Appoints Nick Beard as CTO

CHP Appoints Nick Beard as CTO
The California Highway Patrol has appointed Nick Beard, a former Senior Business Manager at the California Department of Technology, as its new Chief Technology Officer, the department confirmed this week ...

Podcast: Ron Hughes Talks with Bill Maile about EDDNext

Podcast: Ron Hughes Talks with Bill Maile about EDDNext
Following a panel discussion hosted by TechCA on June 18, EDDNext Project Director Ron Hughes spoke with host Bill Maile for the GovReport podcast. Here are some highlights from the conversation ...

What does the new budget agreement say about GenAI?

What does the new budget agreement say about GenAI?
On Saturday (June 22nd), the governor and legislative leaders announced a state budget agreement totaling $297.9 billion in expenditures that addresses a $46.8 billion deficit through a mix of spending reductions, revenue enhancements, and strategic use of reserves ...