It’s Official: Florida Is Getting a CIO

Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a bill that establishes the Agency for State Technology and creates several IT positions, including an executive director who will oversee the agency and serve as Florida’s CIO. The governor signed the bill June 20, according to state documents.

The CIO will be appointed by the governor and confirmed by the senate. StateTech has reported that the legislation provides $4.8 million to launch the new agency.

Jun 25 2014