Regulators are going after the cryptocurrency industry, which generates trillions of dollars. Crypto firms are seeking lobbyist support in Washington, D.C., as legal arguments reach a higher boiling point.
State, local, territorial and tribal entities have used $150 billion from the Coronavirus Relief Fund — part of the CARES Act — for many things. But with the Dec. 31 deadline approaching, some still have a lot left.
According to unnamed federal officials, the U.S. Treasury Department is poised to announce policies later this week that would sanction cryptocurrency entities that facilitate payment to ransomware criminals.
An internal audit implies the California Public Employees’ Retirement System has had trouble tracking retiree deaths, losing tens of millions in the process. One employee disputes the extent of the issue.
Federal funding to help governments recover from pandemic-related losses is in no short supply, but state and local agencies must find new ways to track the flow of grant dollars and get the money where it’s needed.
The New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration's online tax collection portal is complete, allowing users to file most of their taxes electronically and schedule automated payments.
There's momentum — and funding — behind improving state and local government cybersecurity like never before. But as leaders ponder how to use it, they should remember that security is not about the latest slick tool.
As part of an effort to standardize and integrate Illinois' core business processes, the last seven agencies have been moved over to the state's enterprise resource planning finance platform.
Gov. Janet Mills announced $128 million in federal funding will be used by the Maine Connectivity Authority to expand broadband. The funding for this investment comes from the American Rescue Plan.
Minnesota CIO Tarek Tomes explains that if he were to build a government IT agency from the ground up, he’d start by injecting some flexibility into how technology is funded.