TechHire Eastern Kentucky is different than a community college training course or coding bootcamp. And it’s been a life-changing opportunity for some who have few other options.
It’s never been easy to make a living in central Appalachia’s narrow valleys. Without coal, it’s become a whole lot harder.
A pilot program is getting underway in the Kentucky city this week to test new smoke detector devices developed by members of the local civic technology community.
Crowdsourcing data on internet connectivity may seem like an odd municipal exercise, but it’s proven to be a valuable tool in Louisville.
Kenton County, Kentucky, is using intelligent maps and apps to provide citizens with the data intelligence they need.
Kentucky's Governor Will Physically Fight for Religious Beliefs; Dead Man Running for New York State Assembly
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Massachusetts to transfer mentally ill inmates; California farm workers' pay improved; and a Montana town's trouble with bonds.
Knowing which snow plow and salt spreader routes to take and how much material to use could save the state millions of dollars.
Daro Mott will return to the Louisville Metro Government as chief of performance improvement.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: A victory for Waukesha, Wis.; a new lobbying proposal in Portland, Oregon; and don’t call these county workers ‘slobs’
‘Resilient Cities’ Look to Address Social Inequality as a Function of Other Environmental, Economic Stresses
Louisville, Kentucky, sees a link between its most pressing problems and poorest neighborhoods, and it’s not alone.
While courting Google Fiber and AT&T GigaPower, the city also wants to hold Internet service providers accountable for what they advertise.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Arrests in mayor-council brawl in Alabama; buy this W.Va. town from the feds; and Idaho’s good immunization rate.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: A win for transgender rights in Virginia; Sidewalk Labs considers building its own city; and California keeps an eye on high-speed rail
But how the city will cover the cost of what Mayor Greg Fischer’s administration has floated in the new 20-year planning document remains unclear.
New proposals emerged from House Democrats and Senate Republicans on Tuesday, as the governor and the House speaker exchanged barbs.
Ky. State Official’s Firing Follows Warning of Potential Violence; Buying One-Way Bus Tickets for Homeless
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: A special budget session in North Dakota; Minneapolis’ municipal drinking water taproom; a stolen flying saucer in New Mexico found.
Gov. Bevin’s administration pegs the net cost at just over 1 percent of the $23 million figure cited by the previous governor, Steve Beshear.
Also in our Route Fifty news roundup: Native Hawaiian constitution adopted; medical marijuana restrictions affirmed in Montana; and this Pennsylvania state park is not gnome friendly.
More and more Americans are being introduced to new, expansive laws permitting guns in public spaces—and to their intrusive side effects.
In his inaugural budget address, Matt Bevin repeats his intentions to scale back Medicaid expansion and shut down the state’s health care exchange.
At question: Can a religious-themed theme park use state-controlled economic development resources?
Matt Bevin wants to implement a customized waiver system that will see more residents paying for their health insurance and “better outcomes.”
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is having trouble delivering on his campaign promise to reverse the work of his Democratic predecessor.
In Lexington, Kentucky, there's a special deal on citations, just in time for the season of giving.
As Republican Gov.-elect Matt Bevin continues to pledge cuts, Steve Beshear urges that with Kynect and Medicaid expansion, he should “just look at the facts.”
Here’s how the Bluegrass State compares to its peers in terms of staff and payroll.
Matt Bevin promised to reform the state’s public worker pension systems. But the Republican faces an uphill struggle.
From the Kentucky gubernatorial election to ballot measures on affordable housing in San Francisco, here are some of the races and initiatives we were tracking.
The deputy director of performance management in Kentucky’s largest city shares some tips about developing and keeping talented staff.
Police Lawsuit Aims to Make Milwaukee Gun Shop Pay; Major Kentucky ‘Obamacare’ Insurer Goes Belly Up
Also: Salt Lake charter school teachers are ‘unqualified,’ not sticking around and judge orders Arkansas to reveal the identity of its execution-drug supplier.
Kentucky has a large number of dry counties as well as rapidly rising methamphetamine sales.
The Athens of the West wants to finance a last-mile connection to a forthcoming statewide middle-mile broadband network.
Also: Ohio Supreme Court OKs charter school management company ‘fraud’ and a Kentucky mayor’s ‘bathroom stall’ media tweet?