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Governor Announces New IT Department

Sacramento, CA — Following the governor´s official signing of the state budget yesterday, a new governmental agency has been established.

Governor Schwarzenegger announced the new Department of Technology Services.

The new department is expected to improve the efficiency and eliminate duplication of services by consolidating two state data centers with the Department of General Services´ office of network services.

Schwarzenegger says the new department will bring the state´s government technology structure into the 21st century.

The department will employ nearly 800 people and have an operating budget of more than $230 million.