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Speakers at the Public Sector Workforce Summit in Washington, D.C. on August 15. From R-L: Laura Allen, president of the Government Finance Officers Association; Kari Arfstrom, deputy executive director for learning at the National Association of State Treasurers and Meredith Ward, deputy executive director at the National Association of State Chief Information Officers. (Lindsay McKenzie / Scoop News Group)

Public sector IT talent crunch ‘only going to get worse,’ experts predict

Workforce challenges in state and local government are continuing to trouble state and local governments, industry groups said at an event.
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Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro speaks with the press at the unveiling of CODE PA in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, on April 25, 2023. (Commonwealth Media Services)

Pennsylvania says its digital services revamp is going well

In 100 days, Pennsylvania's CODE PA office has built out its leadership team and set priorities for revamping its digital services offerings.
Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin speaks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library on May 1 in Simi Valley, California. (David McNew / Getty Images)

Virginia to drop degree requirements for state jobs

Virginia's governor announced that degree requirements and preferences for the majority of classified state jobs will be dropped come July.