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Social Services Looking for Alternatives to Statewide Fingerprint Imaging System

Jun 26, 2015

An audit released this week examines the state’s oversight of county anti-fraud efforts within the CalWORKs and CalFresh public benefits programs.

LA County Estimates Legacy IT Replacement Needs

Jun 26, 2015

Los Angeles County interim CEO Sachi Hamai put a dollar amount to the county’s IT replacement needs in a budget presentation this month to the Board of Supervisors.

Tim Draper Pitches Free Software Offer to California Counties

Jun 24, 2015

A venture capitalist known for his controversial plan to split California into six states has come up with another idea – free software for California’s 58 counties. Tim Draper said Wednesday his nonprofit will give

Bill Would Extend Controller’s Authorization for Payroll System Work

Jun 23, 2015

A trailer bill attached to the state budget would give the Controller’s Office another year – through June 2016 -- to explore alternatives and options for the suspended MyCalPays human resources and payroll project.

CHP Body Camera Test Program Included in Budget Trailer Bill

Jun 23, 2015

By the end of the year the California Highway Patrol would be required to develop a plan for a testing program for body-worn cameras, as part of a budget trailer bill moving forward at the State Capitol.

Sacramento Wants a Marina Management System

Jun 23, 2015

Northern California is mired in drought and water is scarce on the Sacramento River. But that isn’t stopping the city of Sacramento from pursuing an automated solution to manage all facets of the marina behind

State Budget Includes $1M for Cap-and-Trade Expenditure Tracking System

Jun 22, 2015

As much as $1 million would go toward a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund expenditure project tracking system, pending project approval by the California Department of Technology. The state’s cap-and-trade auction proceeds is the program’s main funding mechanism.

New Low-Income Tax Credit Likely to Prompt IT Changes

Jun 22, 2015

In the state budget now in front of Brown, almost $22 million would go toward implementation of the Earned Income Tax Credit, which would benefit an estimated 2 million individuals and families who make less than $13,870 a year.

State Shifts Go-Live Dates for New Procurement System

Jun 19, 2015

A later launch date gives FI$Cal and the Department of the General Services more time to communicate with vendors and state workers so they are aware of the new system.

State Extends Procurement Timeline for $300M Board of Equalization Revenue System

Jun 19, 2015

October 15 is now the last day to submit final proposals for the Centralized Revenue Opportunity System, and the state expects to award the contract in June 2016.

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