Andy Opsahl is former a GOVERNING contributor and former features editor for Government Technology, where he covered municipal broadband and other local government issues. He graduated from California State University, Sacramento in 2005.

Andy Opsahl
October 5, 2010

Automatic Collision 911 Notification Coming

Local officials and public safety groups are working to develop standards so cars can send crash data to 911 centers.
September 7, 2010

California, Boston Mobile Apps Merit Awards

The Center for Digital Government's Best of the Web state and city award recipients both prioritized providing services through mobile apps.

The VA's Take on Telemedicine

The VA Rocky Mountain Network's different tech offerings could serve as a model for agencies serving patients in remote areas.
July 6, 2010

Online Crime Map Offers Redacted Reports

Seattle deploys a online crime map that provides citizens links to redacted police reports instantly instead of waiting for days for a report.
June 22, 2010

Conflict Over Maintenance Fees

Agencies and vendors disagree over the degree to which vendors should reduce prices to save government jobs.