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Voter Participation

The Little Hoover Commission is reviewing voter participation in California.  According to the California Secretary of State, more Californians – some 19 million – registered to vote in the ... [more]

Artificial Intelligence: Applications and Implications

The Little Hoover Commission is reviewing the impacts of artificial intelligence. While there is no singular definition, artificial intelligence encompasses a broad range of technologies that seek to... [more]

Follow-Up Study Concerning Denti-Cal

The Little Hoover Commission is examining the Denti-Cal program as a follow up to the Commission’s report Fixing Denti-Cal (April 2016). That report found the state program, which cares for half the state’s children, fell disastrously short. Primary reasons for poor utilization rates were the lack of providers and dismal reimbursement rates. In response to the Commission’s findings California lawmakers ... [more]

Voting Equipment Security

The Little Hoover Commission is reviewing voting equipment security in California. During the course of its voter participation study, the Commission determined it wanted to learn more about how the state ensures that all Californians’ votes count, particularly in light of Department of Homeland Security reports that foreign operatives in 2016 had scanned the state’s data networks. In early 2018, California Secretary of State Alex ... [more]