Four states to expand broadband with pandemic relief infrastructure fund

by • 4 weeks ago

Louisiana, New Hampshire, Virginia and West Virginia are the first four states tapping the American Rescue Plan to expand internet service.

Code for America's 'Safety Net Innovation Lab' names first 4 states

by • 2 months ago

Social-services agencies in California, Colorado, Connecticut and Louisiana are working with the group's new Safety Net Innovation Lab.

Louisiana taps income-verification tool to solve UI benefits woes

by • 8 months ago

Hundreds of Louisiana residents have downloaded the app to verify their income with the state in the past few weeks, the company said.

Louisiana adds hunting, fishing permits to digital license app

by • 9 months ago

The state's mobile app, LA Wallet, will now enable residents to carry digital hunting and fishing permits on their smartphone.

Five states tap real-time data to improve roadway safety

by • 2 years ago

Louisiana, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Texas have boosted their use of real-time roadway data in recent months.

Four states join cybersecurity automation pilot

by • 2 years ago

Arizona, Louisiana, Massachusetts and Texas are working with a Johns Hopkins University lab to speed up how they react to threat intelligence.

Louisiana waives fee for digital driver's license app to slow virus

by • 2 years ago

The current pandemic has led Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards to drop a small fee associated with registering the app in hopes of slowing the spread of COVID-19.

Wyoming lawmakers advance digital driver's license bill

by • 2 years ago

After a pilot testing the technology in 2017, Wyoming lawmakers are joining a growing trend, laying down laws that would allow for device-based identification.

Now 10 years old, Code for America hopes for government to walk alone

by • 2 years ago

After a decade of challenging conventional wisdom, now-former CEO Jen Pahlka says more calls for change will begin cropping up from within government itself.