News

Learn more about the latest news, innovations, and trends in the eGovernment industry.

Utah.Gov Enables Google Now Cards


Imagine if you had a personal assistant that could remind you of an important appointment and help you get there as quickly as possible. There is no need to imagine. The Department of Public Safety and the Department of Technology Services announced the implementation of new technology in appointment reminders that will do just that.

Utah.Gov Launches First State Government Amazon Echo Skill


The Department of Public Safety and the Department of Technology Services announced the introduction of a new Amazon Echo driver license practice exam. The added convenience of the voice-activated practice exam allows new drivers to review the rules of the road in the comfort of their homes through Amazon's voice-controlled speaker and digital assistant, Alexa.

Lieutenant Governor Launches New Notary Website


Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox is pleased to announce the launch of a redesigned, user-friendly, notary public website. The site features interactive resources such as; easy to access notary information, learning tools and a "find a notary" search engine. Notary.utah.gov is designed to assist people interested in Utah notary information, becoming a Notary Public, or renewing their commission.

Unparalleled Resource for Utah Property Rights Education


The Utah Office of the Property Rights Ombudsman and the Utah League of Cities and Towns recently collaborated to create the Land Use Academy of Utah (LUAU) to help take the mystery out of land use and property rights in the state. The LUAU website is a useful tool intended for local governments, real estate professionals and property owners. LUAU works with local experts to provide information on civics, land use and real estate for all Utahans to create healthy communities throughout the state.

Ordering Utah Birth and Death Certificates is Easy and Secure


The Utah Office of Vital Records and Statistics (OVRS) recently launched an online service that makes requesting certified Utah birth and death certificates from the official Utah source more convenient and secure than ever. Ordering birth and death certificates from OVRS can be done in just a few minutes online. Individuals are able to order certified birth and death certificates for the lowest price available online when they order online directly from OVRS.