(Dear MA government people: I'm not making money off of this, please don't sue me) :D
The Massachusetts Unemployment Insurance (UI) for claimants site is not attractive. You can see it here. It has a LOT of very helpful information, but it's not a very pretty site. It needs love. I saw the beautiful websites for the government of Arkansas (here) and the Business Victoria sites and thought these were great examples of government websites.
Like Oryx Oddities, this was another quick, one-week project: experiments in UX, wireframing, and design.
The UI page is just one part of a huge government site, but I reimagined what a nicer-looking site *could* be like: more hierarchy, a consistent color theme, and new typography.
Here is the original beauty:
Here is the redesign: