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Finance

How government technology gets funded, and how government directs its financial resources. Also includes coverage of financial and budgeting software deployments such as ERP.

Members of the National Association of Counties were in Washington, D.C., to urge Congress to extend funding for a program providing subsidies to help low-income households afford broadband Internet service.
A new proposal in the state Legislature could claw back $40 million in local government cybersecurity grants. The move would be a substantial blow to the state’s Local Government Cybersecurity Grant program.
The 12-year-old company reports big recent sales gains — a reflection of larger trends in the gov tech world. A company executive also expresses skepticism about the role of private equity in the industry.
The company has bought EqualLevel, which operates a “procure-to-pay” marketplace that public agencies can use. The deal follows the rebranding of Euna and a previous acquisition that also involved procurement tech.
An analysis of state and local government and education budgets for 2024 suggests collaboration and an emphasis on looking at statewide priorities and outcomes will drive spending.
Mental health, climate and workforce are at the core of a complex cluster of issues confronting lawmakers in this year.
On the heels of a recent report from the state’s AI Task Force, Gov. Kevin Stitt is advocating for the removal of human workforce redundancies in favor of artificial intelligence systems.
During a meeting last week, the Oklahoma Broadband Governing Board approved $374 million in ARPA funds to go toward 142 broadband service expansion projects in 57 counties.
Montgomery County Commissioners approved a more than $1.8 million contract to modernize and connect law enforcement records management systems across the region. Many of the 51 police departments in the county use different systems.
County officials have voted to continue maintenance and support services contract for hundreds of network switches and routers throughout county government facilities with Cisco SMARTnet Support Services.