Thursday, July 15, 2004

Arkansas celebrates new "tech-savvy" status

"LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas state government was named among the top-10 most digitally advanced state governments in the nation, according to study released Tuesday by the California-based Center for Digital Government.

"Michigan captured first-place in the survey, followed by Washington, Virginia, Indiana, Arizona, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah and Arkansas. Colorado and North Carolina tied for 10th.

"'We are thrilled that those from around the country that are best able to assess significant technological advances are affirming that Arkansas is truly a leader in the use of technology,' Gov. Mike Huckabee said through a spokesman."