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State Government

The winners of Government Technology's Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers awards for 2023 are a group of IT and other professionals pushing the limits of what it means to do the people's business.
As the opioid epidemic continues to impact communities nationwide, New Jersey and Ohio are using data to understand how overdoses impact constituents as well as to inform their ongoing responses.
A statewide ban blocking use of facial recognition on body cam footage has expired. Now several assemblymembers say they don’t want a new ban — instead, they’d rather create restrictions to curtail inaccurate arrests.
The National Association of State Chief Information Officers has released a resource offering state governments guidance on metaverse technologies, including potential applications for public-sector use.
Drivers in the Garden State will now be able to present digital vehicle registration during traffic stops as part of a program launched by the Motor Vehicle Commission late last week.
Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird said there is potential for nefarious actors to use artificial intelligence to fool their victims, pointing to several recent examples of the technology being misused.
A new number, new attention and new funding have shed light on the challenges faced by the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline as states work to increase accessibility to mental health services.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox has signed two new laws focused on social media companies and the platforms they operate. The new rules would set usage limits for minors and restrict how the platforms target underage users.
Plus, a continued look at what some state and local governments are doing to increase participation in the Affordable Connectivity Program, and more.
From DMV and HCM to ERP and UI, the road to modernization for the major IT systems underpinning state government can be long and victories hard-fought. GT looked at the landscape of progress nationwide.