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IT's Role in Solving Pennsylvania's Budget Problem

Shared services can help streamline government operations, saving taxpayer money in the process. Pennsylvania is counting on it.

Pennsylvania CIO John MacMillan
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's State of the State address in February underscored the commonwealth's lingering budget woes, encouraging decision-makers to support policies that would put them on a "sustainable fiscal course." 

At the 2017 NASCIO Midyear Conference this week, CIO John MacMillan talked about a recently embarked-upon shared services project that will help move Pennsylvania back into the black. 

Noelle Knell has been the editor of Government Technology magazine for e.Republic since 2015. She has more than two decades of writing and editing experience, covering public projects, transportation, business and technology. A California native, she has worked in both state and local government, and is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, with majors in political science and American history. She can be reached via email and on Twitter.