Nebraska State Records Board Extends Contract with Nebraska Interactive, LLC

  Nebraska State Records Board Extends Contract with Nebraska Interactive, LLC

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LINCOLN, Neb. -- February 5, 2013

During a special meeting and vote held at the State Capitol on January 31,
2013, the Nebraska State Records Board approved a two-year contract renewal to
Nebraska Interactive LLC, the company which manages and maintains the official
state government website, Nebraska.gov, and develops most online services for
state agencies. The unique public-private partnership allows for online
services to be developed at no cost to the state, and without requiring the
state to invest in the needed infrastructure and personnel to provide similar
services.

The Nebraska State Records Board oversees and manages electronic access to
state government information. This includes the authority to contract with a
network manager for state government information and the authority to set
reasonable fees for access to records.

“Positive testimony was received from witnesses for the five major users of
the nearly 300 online services currently available to the public,” said
Nebraska Secretary of State John Gale, who serves as the chairman of the
Nebraska State Records Board. “Performance and quality of service have been
excellent. Seventy-one new online services have been developed in the past two
years. So, the Board was confident that the extension had been earned.”

The state has been partnering with Nebraska Interactive since 1995. The
current contract with Nebraska Interactive LLC started in 2010 and was set to
expire January 31, 2014. The January 31st vote renews the contract for an
additional two years.

“This renewal is a testament to the high quality work the Nebraska.gov staff
has been producing with our partners,” said Brent Hoffman, General Manager of
Nebraska Interactive. “My team and I look forward to continuing to work with
the NSRB and the State of Nebraska to provide new and innovative online
services for many years to come.”

This past year, Nebraska.gov ranked among the Top 10 state government websites
in the country. In addition, Nebraska Interactive partnered with the State to
develop Online Handicap Permits with the Department of Motor Vehicles as well
as the Online Student Waiver program this past year. Both services are the
first of their kind in the nation to be launched by a state government.

About Nebraska.gov

Nebraska.gov (http://www.Nebraska.gov) is managed by Nebraska Interactive, LLC
part of eGovernment firm NIC’s (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies. Nebraska
Interactive works with state agencies to enable them to conduct state business
online and improve public access to government information.

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 across the United States. Additional information is
available at http://www.egov.com.

Contact:

Nebraska.gov
Carmen Easley, 402-471-7810
Director of Marketing and Operations
carmen@egov.com
 
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