Directives push online services

Directives push online services

The Clinton administration is renewing its call for agencies to let citizens access government services online.

The E-Government Directive, issued last month by Vice President Al Gore, proposes a single online site that would contain information about government services and information.

'As we enter the new millennium, we must use technology to unleash the full benefits of the digital age for all our citizens,' Gore said.

A second directive, the E-Society Directive, stresses the use of technology to handle social issues, for example, to make it easier for parents to evaluate the performance of their children's schools.

'Christopher J. Dorobek and William Jackson

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