As artificial intelligence (AI) technology is seeing an explosion in interest and use cases in government, the governors of Pennsylvania and Virginia last week issued executive orders that aim to create baselines of policy for development of generative AI applications.
Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro has selected Comcast executive Amaya Capellán as the state’s new chief information officer (CIO) to lead the Office for Information Technology (OIT).
Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro late last month signed an executive order (EO) establishing the Commonwealth Office of Digital Experience (CODE PA). The new office is intended to improve, streamline, and continuously adapt Pennsylvania’s digital services so that interactions between users and commonwealth entities are simple, seamless, and secure.
Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro this week signed an executive order that both cements his customer service transformation strategy and establishes the Commonwealth Office of Digital Experience (CODE PA) to improve online services for Pennsylvanians and streamline the way they interact with the state government online.
The Treasury Department last week announced the approval of over $740 million for high-speed internet projects in California and Pennsylvania under President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan’s Capital Projects Fund (CPF).
The Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority has released the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Statewide Broadband Plan. Gov. Tom Wolf said the plan “addresses both the immediate needs and long-term needs of Pennsylvanians.”
Pennsylvania has inked a $3 million contract that will bring new digital mental health services to school districts statewide.
The nonprofit Results for America has recognized eight states – Colorado, Minnesota, Tennessee, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Washington, Utah, and Connecticut – for their achievements in using data-driven and evidence-based policymaking to “accelerate economic mobility, advance equity, and deliver better results for their residents.”
County-level election workers in at least two battleground states saw a surge in attempted phishing exploits in the runup to the 2022 midterm election primary contests, according to a new report from cybersecurity firm Trellix.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has announced the launch of a new app aimed at helping students and families experiencing homelessness to connect with local services and resources.