Bringing Government to the People through E-Government

Core activities focus on exploring innovative ways to expand citizen participation and engagement in local public policy discussions through the use of information technologies such as e-government and e-democracy. Explore how these powerful mechanisms might build stronger democracies and communities.

Educational Resources

Federal Resource Links

Federal Articles


State and Federal E-Government in the United States, 2007, Darrell M. West, Brown University, August 2007. Brown University’s eighth annual analysis of U.S. e-government. Includes criteria and state rankings.

Land-Grant University Resources:

Univ. of Minnesota Extension

Access e-Government Guide

The Access e-Government program will help county governments make smart choices about planning and implementing e-Government. The main focus is on developing dynamic, information-rich websites that meet the needs of county residents and county governments.

University of Illinois Extension

Community Development Toolbox