Tracking Down Child Support Evaders
The Electronic Parent Locator Network is a state cooperative system that allows child support workers to track child support evaders across state lines.
Justice & Technology
Retooling Criminal Justice
Improving the faltering criminal justice system will require technology, planning or cooperation by all branches of government.
Imaging systems increase the amount of time a worker spends in front of a computer monitor, and increases the value of ergonomic planning.
Policy Research on the Web
The new Electronic Policy Network puts a world of information at the fingertips of anyone involved or interested in government and social policies
Best of the Web
Texas launched its home page in May 1993. Since then, 55 state agencies have signed on, and the site averages nearly 400,000 hits per month.
Spokane Reaches Out
Can local government BBSs and Web pages help increase participation in civic affairs? Spokane, Wash., City Councilman Chris Anderson believes so.
Larry Irving, administrator of the U.S. Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration, is leading the federal government's effort to develop the National Information Infrastructure. Irving's office coordinates the Telecommunications and Information Infrastructure Assistance Program (TIIAP) grants, which provide matching funds for online projects demonstrating uses of the NII in schools, libraries and other institutions.