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Think Tank: California Needs Standardized Open Data Policy

Mar 18, 2015

A white paper from the Milken Institute urges the state to develop a more unified open-data strategy or risk lagging behind.

Assembly Privacy Committee Takes Questions on Reddit

Feb 25, 2015

During its first-ever hearing, the committee fielded questions from both an online audience and from those appearing in person in Sacramento. Discussion centered on data protection, encryption and drones.

California Combating Illegal Poaching with Text-to-Tip Line, App

Feb 23, 2015

The department has launched a pilot program that allows tipsters to text information and photographs to the Californians Turn in Poachers and Polluters (CalTIP) program.

Sacramento Consulting Firm Awarded Contract with California Highway Patrol

Feb 20, 2015

NexLevel is contracted to do project management and support for several IT projects coming up for the CHP, including implementing California’s E911 system and rolling out a mobile product.

Proposed Bill Would Create Data Analytics Program to Track Recidivism

Jul 10, 2014

AB 2521 authored by Assemblymember Hagman (R-Chino Hills) would require data collection and analysis for those sentenced for felonies or released on community supervision The post Proposed Bill Would Create Data Analytics Program to Track Recidivism a...

Bill to Modernize California’s 911 System Passes Senate, Heads to Assembly

Jun 2, 2014
Bill to Modernize California’s 911 System Passes Senate, Heads to Assembly

The state senate approved a bill Thursday that will modernize California’s 911 infrastructure to receive texts from the public. SB 1211’s author, Senator Alex Padilla (D—Pacoima), said in a statement,... Read more »

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License plate reader regulation works its way through Legislature

May 7, 2014
License plate reader regulation works its way through Legislature

Senate Bill 893 would restrict the use of images from automated license plate readers (ALPR) for non-law enforcement purposes. One amendment stipulates that any security breach must be reported directly... Read more »

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LAO releases report against governor’s proposal to improve library Internet speeds

Apr 25, 2014
LAO releases report against governor’s proposal to improve library Internet speeds

When he proposed his budget earlier this year, Gov. Jerry Brown said the state’s libraries should be allowed to connect to a faster Internet network that serves the education and... Read more »

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Bill proposes entrepreneurs in state government

Apr 21, 2014
Bill proposes entrepreneurs in state government

A bill introduced by a Democratic lawmaker would bring entrepreneurs into state government in a bid to improve outreach and interaction with small businesses. AB 1675 by Assemblyman Ian Calderon... Read more »

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Americans largely optimistic, but wary, about future technology

Apr 18, 2014
Americans largely optimistic, but wary, about future technology

Most Americans expect technology and science will one day bring about useful inventions like custom-grown human organs developed in labs. But their optimism comes with concern about the potential social... Read more »

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