GovTech: Survey Shows How COVID Relief Is Helping Local Government IT

GovTech: Survey Shows How COVID Relief Is Helping Local Government IT

Survey Shows How COVID Relief Is Helping Local Government IT

While tech makes up a minority of spending for local governments that received federal COVID relief funds, it has pushed many toward modernization, cybersecurity and digital service efforts, a new survey has found.

It’s been apparent for some time that the CARES Act and American Rescue Plan helped prop up state and local governments — and gave them the ability to make much-needed technological changes as workers went remote and services went digital.

But the results of a new survey from Springbrook Software is offering new insights into just how they spent it.

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