West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced that the state’s Division of Motor Vehicles has launched its National Digital Titling Clearinghouse. According to the governor’s office, the clearinghouse is a central location for quick, efficient, and secure title transfers, and the first of its kind in the United States.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has announced upgrades to the state’s comprehensive infrastructure website to give residents complete access to the state’s plans and accomplishments under the Federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).
In a bid to help Wisconsinites find free or discounted internet services, the state has launched the Internet Discount Finder website.
Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey signed an executive order (EO) creating the Digital Accessibility and Equity Governance Board. The goal of the board is to strengthen and advance digital accessibility and equity within Massachusetts.
Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson is working to close the city’s device gap. Through a partnership with World Business Chicago, the city is launching Chi Device Donation Month. The month-long campaign encourages Chicago’s business community and large organizations to donate computers and laptops no longer in use to be refurbished and given to families who need a device.
Maryland is now the first state in the nation to offer digital licenses and IDs on two major mobile operating systems. The state already offered digital licenses and IDs in Apple Wallet, and announced that it will now offer digital licenses and IDs in Google Wallet.
The city of Chattanooga, Tenn., is making a strong push to modernize its digital platforms for essential city services. The city said the push towards digital modernization is “an important step in the city’s journey to becoming a more data-driven civic organization delivering secure and effective services to local residents and key community stakeholders.”
Chicago has launched a new data transparency website intended to enhance public access to key information on the city services and community investments funded via the Chicago Recovery Plan.