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).
West Virginia has launched two new websites aimed at improving the state’s distribution of grants and infrastructure funding.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced that in the first quarter of this year, the state will become the first in the country to digitize vehicle titles and the process to acquire vehicle registrations.
Following the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) releasing the updated National Broadband Map, West Virginia officials are asking residents to report any inaccuracies about their internet service.
With today’s Iowa Caucus, the long slog to the 2020 Election is officially underway. In preparation for the General Election this November, West Virginia will become the first state to allow people with disabilities to vote with their smartphones.
Joshua Spence, West Virginia’s chief technology officer, is pushing for an additional $4.5 million in funding to launch a program that would allow his office to compare and analyze the cybersecurity risks currently facing state agencies. The bill Spence is lobbying for, called the Secure WV Act, would enable legislators to get a more in-depth understanding of the state’s current risks and how best to mitigate them in the future.
Through collaboration, conversations, and expertise, the West Virginia Broadband Enhancement Council has helped to bring faster internet connectivity to the state through both traditional and nontraditional internet providers, as members of the council discussed on November 14 at Bloomberg’s Next.2018 event.