STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Major storm systems disrupt California and Northeast; Austin’s busy 9-1-1 call center; St. Paul mayor’s inaugural ball funding gap; Vermont’s ‘regressive’ DMV compliance; and Indiana’s new IoT hub.
Tech & Data
The bottom line is future elections are in danger of Russian meddling and we haven’t done enough to secure them.
Doing so could open the door for more local governments to fund and install infrastructure for private retail networks that reach underserved neighborhoods.
While local governments are increasingly leveraging the power of cloud technologies to advance 21st century goals, they face a range of cultural and technical barriers to successful adoption.
Laws in 39 states and Washington, D.C., allow judges to strip voting rights from people with mental disorders ranging from schizophrenia to Down syndrome who are deemed “incapacitated” or “incompetent.”