Sherry Watkins

Contributing Writer

July 12, 2006

Covered by Medicaid

Colorado signs a new bill that reimburses health-care providers for telemedicine services.

June 16, 2006

Tuned In

New Jersey acquires a new method for linking incompatible radio equipment in emergencies.

May 2, 2006

Safety in Numbers

Virginia public schools will be required to teach students about Internet safety under a new state law.

March 31, 2006

All Hands on Deck

Web-based technology assists collaboration and communication in event planning and emergency management.

February 2, 2006

Dual Vision

Surveillance cameras in a Los Angeles low-income housing community offer more than just a watchful eye.

January 2, 2006

E-Waste Epidemic

Legislators seek new ways to handle electronic waste, the growing byproduct of the Information Age.

January 1, 2006

Out of the Dark

Texas higher-education institutions share knowledge at the speed of light.

December 8, 2005

New Terrain

FEMA looks to local communities to help update its floodplain maps.

November 21, 2005

Saving Energy

A new online index provides an information resource for state lawmakers considering optimal energy efficiency policies.

November 4, 2005

Minor Protection

Michigan and Utah implement child protection registries to keep inappropriate e-mail out of children's inboxes, and raise questions in the process.

September 30, 2005

Down by the River

The Vital Signs program is giving students in Maine and Ireland an opportunity to merge technology with education in the great outdoors.

September 30, 2005

Potent Portals

In the 2005 Best of the Web contest, Delaware's Web portal came out on top.

September 7, 2005

Call for Help

Wireless Amber Alerts are now distributed to the public via cell phones to help law enforcement find abducted children and bring them home safely.

August 31, 2005

Catch That Bug!

A telemedicine system in Rochester, N.Y., day-care centers works so well that local schools want to add the equipment to their facilities.

August 31, 2005

Top Dogs

Winners of the 2005 Digital Counties Survey stress easy access to online services.

July 27, 2005

What's That Ahead?

Fifteen states unite to fund a research project to help prevent animal-vehicle collisions on state roadways and save lives.

June 27, 2005

Straight Shooting

The California Film Commission collaborates with Caltrans to create an online permit system for filming on state property.

June 6, 2005

Open Mesh

Open Mesh

June 3, 2005

Open Mesh

CUWiN creates communitywide open source wireless networks to bridge the digital divide.

May 16, 2005

Seeing Is Believing

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport partners with ARINC to create an ADA-compliant paging system suitable for all passengers.

May 16, 2005

Knowledge in Numbers

From annual conference to national association, the distribution of Web-enabled knowledge for government is the catalyst for establishing the National Association of Government Webmasters.

April 11, 2005

A New Way to Tax

Indiana offers businesses a new way to pay taxes.

April 4, 2005

Time Online

El Paso simplifies employee time management with Web-enabled work force automation software.

March 9, 2005

Digital Preservation

Washington state utilizes digital archiving to immortalize a legacy.