ITIF tested the page load speed, mobile-friendliness, and accessibility of all 50 state unemployment websites using publicly available tools. The results show that many of these sites are not just ill-suited to handle significant rises in traffic, but also poorly designed.
State and Local
October 13, 2015
Rob Atkinson presented at Engaged Citizens: Digital Government Showcase & Discussion that took place in Salt Lake City, Utah as a part of the 2015 NASCIO Annual Conference.
October 13, 2015
It’s time for e-government to fulfill its original promise, cutting government costs through higher productivity. This report shows how.
July 9, 2015
State regulators should consider how they can unlock additional data sets to enable the development of sophisticated choice engines that help consumers make wiser purchasing decisions in economic areas where the market lacks transparency, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
June 25, 2015
Congress should pass legislation that would enable states to tax goods equally no matter how they are sold, says Alan McQuinn in Roll Call.
May 7, 2015
Rob Atkinson presented at the Arizona Association for Economic Development 2015 Spring Conference.
May 4, 2015
There needs to be a nationwide baseline, not just a patchwork of state laws, to protect people from censorious lawsuits when they post critical reviews of merchants or service providers.
April 1, 2015
U.S. elections have not kept pace with the opportunities afforded by technology.
February 17, 2015
ITIF served as a cosignatory to an open letter to state government leaders calling for the end of policies designed to block the sale of Tesla automobiles.
February 5, 2015
The nascent drone industry needs clear rules so that states do not inadvertently hamper innovation.
January 5, 2015
Data analytics can be a key to better government.