Laptop Legislators State legislatures are installing computers on members' desktops to bring quicker access to information. Feds To Build National Kiosk Network The feds hope to roll out a massive government kiosk network over the next several years. States and localities like the idea, but have some reservations. Networking Radio Net Connects Sheriff's Laptops Concerns for public safety and a sprawling jurisdiction prompted the Brevard County Sheriff's Office to overhaul its centralized information system and implement an integrated network solution. Geo Info Delta Mapping With GIS The long, winding waterways that drain into San Francisco Bay are being mapped and data is being loaded onto a GIS for environmental protection studies. Justice & Technology Kiosk Check-In for Probationers While jails around the U.S. fill to maximum capacity rapidly, some counties are finding new ways to keep a close watch on probationed violators that also saves them time and money. Technology Focus Networking Leaves Doors Unlocked As the size and number of computer networks in government grows, so do the chances of a breach in security. Solutions exist, but they are not simple. Technology Focus Technology Focus Counties Delinquent Taxpayers Shell Out in Shelby County An information system for the county's tax records helped capture overdue revenue. Product Focus Bandits on the Information Superhighway Bandits on the Information Superhighway Govt@Internet Internet Connections to State Government Internet Connections to State Government Imaging Hand Images Help Detect Welfare Fraud A California county has begun taking "hand images" of general assistance recipients in an effort to reduce the chances that a person will apply for more benefits under an assumed identity. States National Governor's Association State Technology Inventory: A Compendium of Innovative Technology Projects Designed to Improve Government Service Delivery and Reduce Costs. Trend You Can Drive, But You Can't Hide A nationwide network that allows Motor Vehicle Departments to exchange violation and suspended license information is being tested by a few states.