Tom Kalil

R.I. taps former Dept. of Ed leader as chief innovation officer


Rhode Island hired its first chief innovation officer, who will lead efforts to develop cutting-edge approaches to government services and operations, state Gov. Gina Raimondo’s office announced Monday.

White House's ConnectHome to expand public housing broadband


The new White House program will expand broadband to reach 275,000 low-income households in 27 cities and help students access the Internet at home.