Open Close noted as top government website

The state of Arkansas, in partnership with the Information Network of Arkansas (INA), has been honored with ten accolades in 2013 for its cutting-edge web design and online services that streamline government operations and save taxpayer money.

Back in September, the state´s official website,, was recognized as a finalist by the Center for Digital government in its 2013 Best of Web Awards competition. This marks the eighth time has been ranked among the top ten state websites in the country. and its partner state agencies won the following awards in 2013: The new state portal website features a modern design and innovative features including texting service Gov2Go, Smart Search, vertical parallax scrolling and a mobile-optimized “responsive” design that ensures citizens can access the site on any device.
2013 Best of Web Awards State Portal Category: Finalist
2013 International Davey Awards: government Winner Gold
2013 International Davey Awards: Professional Services Winner Silver
International Academy of Visual Arts 2013 W3 Award: Silver Award: Home Page, User Experience

The Information Network of Arkansas is a public-private partnership between the state of Arkansas and the Arkansas Information Consortium that helps state government entities Web-enable their information services. Little Rock-based AIC is part of egovernment firm NIC´s (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies.

NIC is the nation´s provider of official government portals, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company´s innovative egovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country. NIC provides egovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Additional information is available at


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