Alabama

The Jefferson County Sheriffs Department has plans for a new mobile data communications system. The new system will provide 165 laptop computers to be installed in patrol cars, providing sheriffs access to federal, state and local criminal databases.

Alaska

In March, the Department of Labor and Workforce Development announced that employers could now post jobs on the states Web site <www.labor.state.ak.us>.

Arizona

In March, Gov. Jane Dee Hull announced the new Arizona @ Your Service portal. Officials hope the portal will make doing business in the state easier and faster. The new site will consolidate many Arizona government Internet sites and offer more online services.

Arkansas

The Office of the Treasurer of State launched a new Web site <www.state.ar.us/treasury> that will enable citizens, businesses and state and local governments to interactively search for outstanding treasury warrants, submit forms online and give certain agencies the ability to track and manage their investments.

California

In March, Gov. Gray Davis unveiled CAL-Buy, a new system that will allow state purchasing agents to purchase goods and services online. CAL-Buy was developed by the California Department of General Services procurement division.

Colorado

In March, the states Tourism Office announced the 2001 Official State Vacation Guide Web site <www.colorado.com>. The redesigned site will be easier to navigate and allow visitors to conduct more specific searches.

Connecticut

The Port Connecticut Transportation and International Trade Resource Directory Web site <www.portconnecticut.com> has been revised to serve as an international trade and transportation portal for companies doing business in the state. The Web site includes interactive discussion groups and affiliate sites for the Bridgeport Port Authority, the Connecticut District Export Council and the Connecticut World Trade Association.

Delaware

In March, Gov. Ruth Minner announced the launch of the Delaware Helplines new Web site <www.dela warehelpline.org>. The site is an online guide to more than 2,300 human services programs in the state, including crisis hotline telephone numbers, information about adoption, senior centers, libraries and where to get a GED.

Florida

The states major care agencies, the Agency for Health Care Administration, the Department of Health, the Department of Children and Families and the Department of Elder Affairs will all be linked together on a new Web site <www.floridahealth stat.com> starting in July. Citizens will be able to get a wide range of health care information, such as physician profiles and hospital and nursing home evaluations. -- AHCA

Georgia

The city of Moultrie launched the citys first interactive Web site <www.moultriega.com>. The site will enable citizens to request services and track the request from beginning to end. Moultrie is one of the few cities in southern Georgia to have an interactive Web site. -- GovHost.com

Hawaii

The High Technology Development Corp. conducted five job fairs in the continental United States in March to lure high-tech talent to the state. The job fairs are modeled after similar events held in 2000.

Idaho

In March, the states Consumer Protection Unit launched a new Web site <https://www.accessida ho.org/secure/ag/

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