• By Published On: May 1, 2024

    California could embark on a new journey to root out broken bureaucracy and create a more efficient and streamlined government if Assembly Bill 3242, authored by Assembly Member Luz Rivas (D-San Fernando Valley), becomes law. This legislation would establish the Commission on Cutting Red Tape (CCRT) within the Government Operations Agency to start on July 1, 2025.

California Names First Chief Digital Strategy Officer

California Names First Chief Digital Strategy Officer
The California Department of Technology announced Ivy Teng Lei as California’s first Chief Digital Strategy Officer, a new role that combines emerging technologies with digital strategies and policies ...

State Announces GenAI Pilot Partnerships with Five Vendors

State Announces GenAI Pilot Partnerships with Five Vendors
On May 9, the California Government Operations Agency (GovOps) announced that the state had chosen vendors in response to its first round of Requests for Innovation (RFI2), released earlier this year ...

Bhupinder Kaur Appointed CIO at Office of Energy Infrastructure Safety

Bhupinder Kaur Appointed CIO at Office of Energy Infrastructure Safety
The Office of Energy Infrastructure Safety (Energy Safety) has appointed Bhupinder Kaur to serve as its Chief Information Officer and oversee technology initiatives that support utility safety and wildfire risk mitigation.  ...

Transportation Agency Releases Strategic Plan Focused on People and Innovation

Transportation Agency Releases Strategic Plan Focused on People and Innovation
The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) released a comprehensive strategic plan for 2024-2026 last week. The plan outlines the agency’s vision, mission, core values, and strategic goals ...