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Self-driving cars ready to hit CA roads

With remarkable speed, California’s top technologists have reached a breakthrough point in their development of automated cars. Automated vehicles from seven companies have hit Golden State freeways, with more to come. Dramatizing the developments, one firm’s team of engineers and scientists recently kicked off a historic road trip in San Francisco, as the Bay Area’s...

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California concealed gun ruling to be reconsidered

As reported by the San Jose Mercury News: A federal appeals court will reconsider last year’s controversial ruling that would have dramatically loosened California’s restrictions on carrying concealed firearms. In a brief order filed Thursday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to take a second look at the so-called Peruta case with...

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California: First Release Under New Child Offender Laws

Mar 27, 2015
California: First Release Under New Child Offender Laws

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Franchise Tax Board Improving Online Taxpayer Accounts

Mar 27, 2015

Cathy Cleek, the tax board’s CIO, said users will be able to log in and see four or five years’ worth of their data, including tax returns from previous years and their payment history.

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Politics Behind 16-Year-Old Voter and Mandatory Vote Proposals

In San Francisco, Supervisor John Avalos proposes that 16-year-olds should vote. In Cleveland last week, President Barack Obama suggested mandatory voting was a transformative idea worth considering. One can’t help but sense political agendas at work. Despite Supervisor Avalos’ argument that 16-year-olds are old enough to drive and pay taxes, the real question is...

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Would Higher Salaries Lead to Better State IT Project Oversight?

Mar 27, 2015

According to the state auditor, staff turnover among independent project oversight (IPO) analysts in the California Department of Technology’s Oversight and Consulting Division has been one of the factors in recent years hurting the state’s ability to provide effective, consistent project oversight.

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EPA Regulation: Unjustified and Punitively Burdensome

Does anyone remember President Obama’s executive order requiring that regulations be justified and not unduly burdensome? It would be hard to find a better  example of the vast gap between requirement and reality than in Michigan v. EPA, before the Supreme Court Wednesday, March 25. At issue is the EPA’s new nationwide rule slashing...

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Video: Industry Briefing with Franchise Tax Board CIO Cathy Cleek

Mar 27, 2015

Franchise Tax Board Chief Information Officer Cathy Cleek spoke about her agency's strategic goals and business programs at the TechWire Industry Briefing on March 25, 2015 in Sacramento.

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E-Cigs Under Fire From CA Dept. of Public Health

With public opinion in flux and anti-tobacco activists on edge, the California Department of Public Health has rolled out “Wake Up,” a slick new ad campaign to discourage the use of e-cigarettes, or “vapes.” Recently, CDPH pronounced e-cigs a threat to public health. In a statement explaining the campaign, CDPH described two new TV ads emphasizing “the e-cigarette industry’s use of candy flavored ‘e-juice’” and...

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Can Maryland, Utah Help California Use Tech to Boost Engagement?

Mar 27, 2015

The Little Hoover Commission's March 26 hearing focused on transparency, open data and ways to make California a leader in IT service delivery.

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