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Florida Partners with Google

Tallahassee, FL – Using the internet to find state of Florida government websites should be easy. But all too often, its not.

It's not unavailable because the state doesn't want it to be- the state does want it to be. These are technical problems in the construction of websites .'

That's Jon Berschetta, State policy maker for Google. The company has come up with an easier way to find the government websites people are searching for.

the idea that Fla. Has developed all this information and put it out on their websites undermines the fact that citizens don't know to go to the .gov websites '

The Google partnership is part of the Governor's Initiative on Open Government in Florida. Users can go online and to Google and enter a topic and the state's website will come up as an option. For WFSU-FM, I'm Lynn Hatter.