Media Advisory – Taxpayers spend over $1 billion in information technology efforts in state government, committee plans to review issue during Wednesday hearing

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee will hold its second public hearing on a proposal that would strengthen and streamline state information technology (IT) services.

Wednesday morning’s hearing will feature state officials to review current practices when it comes to IT and cybersecurity measures within various departments and agencies.


Sen. Kristin Phillips-Hill, Chair, Senate Communications and Technology Committee

Members of the Senate Communications and Technology Committee

John MacMillan, Chief Information Officer, Office of Administration

Ken Hess, Deputy Secretary, Dept. of General Services


Hearing Room 8 E-B, East Wing

State Capitol

Harrisburg, PA 17120


Wednesday, Sept. 29, at 10 a.m.


The public hearing will be livestreamed on

More information, including the hearing schedule, can be found here.

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