When a hurricane strikes Florida, the first concern of residents is to
protect their homes and evacuate if necessary. The Florida Turnpike
Enterprise, part of the Florida Department of Transportation, sees its
job as providing a safe haven as evacuees travel the road.
When it comes to using technology to streamline the health care
system, the biggest buzz is about digitizing individuals' health
records--putting them in a standardized format and connecting them via
Starting this summer, New York State meetings must be webcast for the
public if they fall under the state's open meetings law. As one of his
first official actions as governor, Eliot Spitzer signed an executive
order requiring state agencies and public authorities to come up with
plans to broadcast all such meetings on the Internet.