Technology & Science

Issue Brief: California’s Digital Divide

Report #253, December 2020
As many as 2.3 million Californians lack access to broadband, a gap in high-speed connectivity outlined in the Little Hoover Commission’s first Issue...

Mapping a Strategy for GIS

Report #248, October 2019
California should strengthen its use of geographic information systems, or GIS, by creating a GIS Advisory Council and designating a full-time Geographic Information Officer, according to a report today by the Little Hoover Commission, the state’s...

Letter to Governor Newsom and the Legislature on Voting Equipment Security

Report #247, March 2019
The Little Hoover Commission sent a letter to the Governor and Legislature, available here, on Monday, March 4, 2019, calling upon lawmakers...

Artificial Intelligence: A Roadmap for California

Report #245, November 2018
Today, the Little Hoover Commission issued Artificial...

Letter to Governor Brown and the Legislature on Information Technology Governance

Report #208, September 2011
The Little Hoover Commission has completed work on two ongoing projects. The Commission on Tuesday sent two letters to Governor Brown and the Legislature, one on the realignment of some state corrections operations to local governments, and another...

Stem Cell Research: Strengthening Governance to Further the Voter’s Mandate

Report #198, June 2009
The Little Hoover Commission on Thursday urged the governor and the Legislature to reform the governance structure of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to improve transparency and accountability and speed its success in finding cures...

A New Legacy System: Using Technology to Drive Performance

Report #193, November 2008
The Little Hoover Commission on Thursday urged the governor and the Legislature to empower the state chief information officer with the tools and resources necessary to enhance accountability and improve government performance using information technology. In...