AUGUSTA November 6, 2013 - The Maine State Web Portal, www.Maine.gov, has been recognized by the Web Marketing Association with a Government Standard of Excellence Award for outstanding achievement in web development. More than 1,500 entries from 40 countries were evaluated during this year's competition. Since 1997, the Web Marketing Association's annual WebAward Competition has been setting the standard for quality website development.
"It's another proud day for technology in the State of Maine. This is the fourth national and international award the Maine State Website has been honored with in 2013," stated Maine's Chief Technology Officer, Greg McNeal. "Maine has embraced innovation, by being one of the first states to institute a responsive design template for the website. We are also committed to being accessible; Maine's standards-compliant coding ensures that the site works well across the broadest possible range of browsers and versions."