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When gov't tech fails, procurement process is likely to blame, plus CVF in the News

November 14, 2013

Hi Folks,

Like many of you I have been watching the problems with, the federal government's health coverage website with increasing concern. Today I published a blog post examining how the government procurement process deserves a good share of the blame when it comes to failed government technology projects. It is online.

Last week I joined Capital Public Radio's "Insight" host Beth Ruyak for a conversation about low voter turnout in the wake of local elections held in communities around the state. I also weighed in on a KQED story about State Senator Ron Calderon and the latest FBI sting operation at the California Capitol, highlighting the role of money in state politics.

-- Kim Alexander, President & Founder
California Voter Foundation

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