Florida TaxWatch's Robert Weissert.

Interview: Florida TaxWatch’s Robert Weissert on new state technology agency

With the start of Floridas fiscal year last week, the new Florida Agency for State Technology officially launched giving the state its first technology oversight agency in more than three years.

Robert Weissert, the chief research officer for Florida TaxWatch, a nonprofit organization that monitors the workings of Florida state government, recently joined StateScoop Radio to discuss the new agency and what it will look like going forward.

Weissert also discussed the role that a state chief information officer something the state has lacked since the defunding of the Florida Enterprise Technologies Agency in 2011 will have once that person is selected.

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