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Kentucky Governor Introduces Beautify the Bluegrass Initiative

Contest Encourages Community Members to Clean Up the Commonwealth

FRANKFORT, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gov. Matt Bevin recently introduced the Beautify the Bluegrass initiative—encouraging constituents across the Commonwealth to work together to clean up, repair, or enhance the community.

The Beautify the Bluegrass entry form application is presented in a responsive design, allowing contest applicants and community members the ability to access the entry form across multiple devices.

The Governor's Office collaborated with Frankfort-based Kentucky Interactive, LLC, aka, to produce a mobile-friendly application "that exceeds our expectations," said Steve Knipper, Chief of Staff to Lt. Gov. Hampton.

The application was provided by Kentucky Interactive, LLC via a public-private partnership at no cost to the Governor's Office.

The application can be accessed via Gov. Bevin's website, Lt. Gov. Hampton's website, or the Beautify the Bluegrass Facebook page.

About is the official government Web portal of the Commonwealth of Kentucky ( is a collaborative effort between the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Kentucky Interactive, LLC. Frankfort-based Kentucky Interactive provides a secure, mobile-friendly platform that allows government agencies of any size to conduct business online and improve public access to information. Kentucky Interactive is part of firm NIC's (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies.

About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is celebrating 25 years as the nation's premier provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government interactions more accessible for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more than 12,000 digital government services for more than 5,500 federal, state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the ground-breaking digital government personal assistant, Gov2Go, delivering citizens personalized reminders and a single access point for government interactions. More information is available at

Jessica Burke, 502-875-3733 x127
Governor's Office
Woody Maglinger, 502-564-2611

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