Governor Touts 'Data Dividend,' Workforce Initiatives in First State of State
In his first State of the State address, Gov. Gavin Newsom didn't lean heavily on technology and innovation, but his comments gave some indication of how new data and workforce initiatives might be informed by tech.
Gov. Gavin Newsom didn’t lead his first State of the State address, to a joint session of the California Legislature, with tech — and innovation rated only a mention — but the state’s 40th governor nevertheless called for what are likely to be key changes in the areas of data and workforce, both of which should be greatly informed by technology.
The governor praised the Legislature for “passing the first-in-the-nation...