According to today's Tallahassee Democrat, the Florida State Technology Office was not funded by the Legislature following Gov. Bush's veto of a bill that would have abolished it entirely.

According to the article, the budget eliminates the position of state CIO Simone Marstiller and 25 other positions, while transferring 150 technology positions to the Department of Management Services.

Wayne Hanson  | 

Wayne E. Hanson served as a writer and editor with e.Republic from 1989 to 2013, having worked for several business units including Government Technology magazine, the Center for Digital Government, Governing, and Digital Communities. Hanson was a juror from 1999 to 2004 with the Stockholm Challenge and Global Junior Challenge competitions in information technology and education.