Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: More state legislative updates; L.A. legal settlements strain city finances; and Denver police horse euthanized after neglect.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Expanding Baltimore's Howard Street Tunnel; a Michigan county bribery scandal; Dakota Access Pipeline arrests questioned.
Helping military veterans and families advance their careers through government collaboration, while also shrinking the Hawkeye State’s skills gap.
A recently published academic study takes a look at that.
Here's how states are trying to maximize efficiency for election officials and facilitate the registration process for voters.
The state has used tax incentives to make construction more attractive.
Federal data show the number of "structurally deficient" bridges in the nation has declined since 2005. But about 60,000 still need critical repairs.
Also: A one-person anti-bullying office in Iowa and a godly natural disaster-prevention plan in Tennessee
Also: A new California state worker survey and Cedar Rapid’s hazardous materials highway.
The positions help states that have spent millions of dollars to train medical students keep them.
The state’s DOT chief recently predicted the road system “is going to shrink.”
A police chief explains.
If local leaders approve legislation, Iowa’s fifth-largest city would follow other jurisdictions that have restricted electronic cigarettes.
As Alabama looks to close a quorum loophole, other open meetings changes are considered in states like Michigan and Illinois.