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February 16, 1999 - Evaluating Information Technology Projects
January 13, 1999 - Proposition 10, enacted by the voters of California in the November 1998 election, created the California Children and Families First Program, which will fund early childhood development programs from increased taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products. A key challenge related to the implementation of Proposition 10 is ensuring that the funds will be spent effectively. We believe that while the Legislature has no direct control over the expenditure of Proposition 10 funds, it should take action to encourage the county commissions to spend their funds effectively.
December 15, 1998 - We examine 12 specific business practices frequently used by the private sector to develop, acquire, and implement information technology. We recommend that these best practices be used on state information technology projects, unless a project has unique characteristics that warrant exceptions.
March 16, 1998 - Currently, the reviewed rural health clinics generally remain financially viable and continue to treat uninsured patients, but it is too early to assess the long-term impact of Medi-Cal managed care on these clinics.
February 18, 1998 - The Year 2000 (“Y2K”) Computer Problem
February 18, 1998 - Healthy Families Program
February 18, 1998 - Federal Welfare-to-Work Block Grant
February 18, 1998 - Child Support Incentive Payments