State & Local

  • Orange County cleans up its voter registration list

    Orange County cleans up its voter registration list

    The Orange County Registrar of Voters turned to Experian Public Sector to help it verify addresses of inactive voters and save money.

  • County digitizes 200 years of records

    County digitizes 200 years of records – and stays on budget

    Tompkins County, N.Y., moved from paper to digital records, making documents more accessible and avoiding the construction of a new $6 million storage facility.

  • HD video eases surveillance in sprawling jail system

    HD video eases surveillance in sprawling jail system

    The Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff's Office partnered with DataDirect Networks for real-time data capture and video archiving for more than 3,000 HD surveillance cameras generating as 30 petabytes of footage.

  • Mobile assimilation picks up speed

    Mobile assimilation picks up speed

    As security challenges are addressed, the mobile conversation is moving from technology acquisition and introduction to assimilation into agencies' missions.

  • Commerce plans database of state business incentives

    SelectUSA, a Commerce Department effort to encourage business investment in the United States, wants to build a database of business incentives offered by states.

  • 2014 GCN Award Winners

    10 public sector projects win GCN Awards for IT excellence

    The 2014 GCN Award winning projects range from a system that streamlined a process for victims of physical abuse to obtain protective orders to a cost-saving mobile app by a self-taught Air Force dev team.

  • Massachusetts All Electronic Tolling on Tobin Bridge

    Massachusetts rolling out 'all-electronic' turnpike tolling

    Massachusetts' All Electronic Tolling system would replace both manual cash tolling and existing electronic systems on state turnpikes.

  • Satellite Internet coming to small public sector offices in Texas

    Texas will offer satellite-based broadband Internet access to government councils, school boards and other publicly funded affiliates.

  • NYC to roll out municipal ID

    NYC to roll out municipal ID

    The ID card will be targeted to those who do not have a driver's license or other official identification and would allow New Yorkers, regardless of citizenship status, to access basic city services, open bank accounts and lease apartments.

  • Texas towns consolidate 911 services, boost response times

    The newly formed North Texas Emergency Communications Center will dispatch emergency support for Carrollton, Coppell, Farmers Branch, and Addison communities.

  • Port of Jacksonville launches safety information system

    Port of Jacksonville launches safety information system

    PORTS provides real-time information via sensors on water levels, currents, meteorological conditions and under-bridge clearance, giving mariners critical information to avoid groundings and collisions.

  • National lab shops for wearable gear for first responders

    The Pacific Northwest National Lab is looking for organizations to partner with to create wearable advanced communications devices for emergency responders.

  • FCC sets timetable for text-to-911

    The Federal Communication Commission’s new rules will ensure that all remaining wireless carriers and certain IP-based text application providers are prepared to support text-to-911 by the end of the year.

  • University of Maryland opens UAS test site

    The University of Maryland has launched an unmanned aircraft systems test site in southern Maryland that will bring together leaders in academia, industry and government to accelerate UAS research.

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