Commonwealth Technology News
BillWatch: Free Point 'n Click Legislative Tracking
A newly revised online tool is keeping Kentucky citizens tuned into the current Kentucky legislative session 24/7.
Kentucky Telehealth: A Network of Promise
Last month's Freedom Calls at Freedom Hall event was just one example of how the telehealth network is being used.
Emergency Communications Stay Up During Storms
Through ice, wind and rain, Kentucky's Emergency Warning System keeps communication alive.
Governor Ernie Fletcher Announces Bucks for Broadband Summit
A summit on federal and state resources for community broadband deployment is coming to Frankfort January 12.
Kentucky's Office of Homeland Security Launches New Web site, Announces Grant Opportunities
New grant opportunities and a new Web site will make it easier for Kentucky's first responders to keep the Commonwealth of Kentucky safe.
||National Technology News
December's winter storms had a record number of people turning to Kentucky's 511 traffic and travel line to get information on road conditions. On December 23rd alone, 125,045 people called 511, while the Web site had 10 million hits on that day! At times, there were 300 simultaneous phone calls. The highest usage day before the recent storms was on February 16, 2003 when 34,931 calls were made to the line.
Information on both the phone line and Web site is current and updated 24/7 as conditions change.