Local Governments Create Telecom Plans
Local governments are planning their own telecommunications futures even as state and federal governments hand down complex laws and regulations.
Telemedicine is being tested to expand health care access, but questions are emerging about how useful it is and how to deal with cross-state medical licenses.
Justice & Technology
Online Dispute Arbitration
With millions of people using online services, disputes over postings are inevitable. The Virtual Magistrate offers arbitration.
Even before connecting to the Internet, students and teachers are discovering a new electronic culture.
Slick Solution for Oil Spills
In the midst of increasing oil tanker traffic along U.S. coasts, Texas is using new technology to protect beaches, wildlife and marine resources.
DMVs Improve Images
State DMVs are adopting imaging technology to automate the process of capturing, storing, retrieving and producing driver's licenses.
Internet Trading Communities
State and local governments need to start looking at the Internet as a gateway to virtual marketplaces.
Nebraska Gov. Ben Nelson
Nebraska's technology projects include telemedicine, distance learning and economic development. And when it comes to financing the Y2K problem, the state isn't just blowing smoke.