Alabama Launches Web Site With New Look And Features

    August 13, 2004

The state of Alabama recently launched its next generation Web portal, which offers a fresh design as well as new features to enhance the visitor experience.

As with Alabama’s previous Web portal, the new continues to offer easy-to-use electronic government services and information for all visitors.

“The primary focus of Governor Riley’s administration has been to increase state accountability,” said Rex McDowell, Acting Assistant Finance Director. “By offering government services online, Alabama is functioning more efficiently and cost effectively while providing Alabamians with direct access to customer service and support.”
The portal was designed by Alabama Interactive, the state’s official eGovernment partner, to simplify and promote a visitor-friendly approach to state government. New and redesigned features include:

— Live Online Customer Service.

— State Government News

— Online Services

— Google Search Technology

These and many other features build upon’s growing reputation as one of the nation’s premier state government Web sites.

“From purchasing hunting and fishing licenses to researching upcoming legislation, our goal is to ensure that provides citizens quick and convenient access to state government,” said Winn McInnis, general manager of Alabama Interactive. “This new portal represents a significant step towards allowing citizens to be only a few clicks away from government information and services.”

Jeremy Muncy is a staff writer for