Missouri earns A grade for government technology use

9 months 3 days 5 hours ago September 20, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 Tuesday, September 20 2016 Tuesday, September 20, 2016 10:05:00 AM CDT in News
By: Waverly Colville, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

JEFFERSON CITY- Missouri received an A grade from the Center for Digital Government in its 2016 Digital States Survey. Every two years, the center grades states on their governments' use of digital technology.

The judges cited Missouri's public safety, emergency management programs and political leadership as reasons for earning a high schore. Missouri also won 1st place in the Public Safety category for the Missouri Highway Patrol's MO Automated Criminal History System fingerprint portal, the multi-state shared services offender management system, a new inmate banking system, three new administrative web portals and an online continuing education system. 

Missouri also was a runner up in the Citizen Engagement, Finance and Administration, Health and Human Services and Adaptive Leadership categories. 

 

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