Innovations in Government Apps Made by the States - State and Federal Communications

August 19, 2011  •  

Innovations in Government Apps Made by the States

Smartphone appsWhile the federal government has launched over 70 mobile apps of its own, many new developments in government apps have been made by the states.

Arkansas, for example, created an app that allows the families and friends of  incarcerated individuals to make secure payments into the inmates’ accounts, as well as creating an app that allows hunters to register deer and turkeys they have killed.

Many other states such as Indiana, Minnesota, and New York have released a variety of useful apps for services ranging from school bus inspections to lake safety. 

Read “Mobile Apps are Reshaping Government Services and Operations” by Joseph Marks on which addresses these state government apps in more depth.

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