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Pennsylvania Awards eGovernment Services Contract to NIC Inc.



  Pennsylvania Awards eGovernment Services Contract to NIC Inc.

Business Wire

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- January 7, 2013

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV), the leading provider of eGovernment services, today
announced that Pennsylvania becomes the latest state to contract with the
company for self-funded online government services.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania awarded NIC a five-year contract with an
additional renewal term at the option of the state that could extend the
contract through December 2022.

“NIC’s self-funded portal model and vast catalog of web and mobile
applications will allow us to expand the number of online services, delivering
them in a more efficient and cost-effective way,” said Secretary of
Administration Kelly Powell Logan. “We look forward to putting NIC’s two
decades of experience and success to work for Pennsylvania, providing more
services online so our citizens and businesses don’t have to wait in line.”

Through its Harrisburg-based subsidiary, Pennsylvania Interactive, NIC will
develop citizen and business-driven eGovernment services that will provide for
more accessible, efficient, and innovative interactions with the Commonwealth.

“We are excited to partner with Pennsylvania and provide its businesses and
citizens efficient eGovernment services,” said Harry Herington, NIC’s Chief
Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board. “Whether it’s mobile innovation,
traditional web-based online services, or secure payment processing, we are
ready to put our eGovernment expertise to work to deliver best-in-class
services.”

About NIC

NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading 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 http://www.egov.com.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information

Any statements contained in this release that do not relate to historical or
current facts constitute forward-looking statements. These statements include
statements regarding the Company’s potential financial performance for the
current fiscal year, statements regarding the planned implementation of new
portal contracts, and statements regarding continued implementation of NIC’s
business model and its development of new products and services.
Forward-looking statements are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties and
there can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be correct. There
are a number of important factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those suggested or indicated by such forward-looking
statements. These include, among others, NIC’s ability to successfully
complete negotiations of pending contracts and integrate into its operations
recently awarded eGovernment contracts; NIC's ability to implement its new
portal contracts in a timely and cost-effective manner; NIC’s ability to
successfully increase the adoption and use of eGovernment services; the
possibility of reductions in fees or revenues as a result of budget deficits,
government shutdowns or changes in government policy; the success of the
Company in renewing existing contracts and in signing contracts with new
states and federal government agencies; continued favorable government
legislation; NIC’s ability to successfully transition out of expired
contracts; NIC’s ability to develop new services; existing states and agencies
adopting those new services; acceptance of eGovernment services by businesses
and citizens; competition; the possibility of security breaches through cyber
attacks; and general economic conditions and the other important cautionary
statements and risk factors described in NIC's 2011 Annual Report on Form 10-K
filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 24, 2012. Any
forward-looking statements made in this release speak only as of the date of
this release. NIC does not intend to update these forward-looking statements
and undertakes no duty to any person to provide any such update under any
circumstances.

Contact:

NIC Inc.
Angela Skinner, 913-754-7054
Director of Communications
askinner@egov.com
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