EveryoneOn has already brought affordable, reliable internet to 405,000 homes in 48 states, and the nonprofit is about to embark on a nine-month effort to expand its work.
Critics worry that the students who need the most help might be among the least likely to receive it.
“You look at airports all across the globe and one is better than the next,” says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “They are all ahead of where we are.”
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a plan to make the state’s public colleges and universities free for families earning less than $125,000.
Huzzah! The first phase of the expensive Second Avenue subway is open for business after a tortured 100-year history. But don’t overlook the even-more-expensive and delayed East Side Access project.
The Center for Democracy and Technology continues to press Facebook’s right to protect its users from overreaching search warrants in court.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Snow-removal costs pile up in Billings; Ohio aims to make its data more accessible; and Oklahoma City’s new evening lifeline.
The Empire State doubled down on the tourism campaign local officials find obnoxious and unsafe last summer, even with the Federal Highway Administration threatening $1.7 billion in funding.
Rochester, N.Y., Mayor Lovely Warren: "I cannot, in good conscience, wage a fight against poverty while also imposing burdensome fines.”
Betsy DeVos is an advocate of education choice, so why haven’t many of her colleagues rallied behind her?
A new report spearheaded by the Georgetown Climate Center explores the funding, legal and land-use barriers to local resilience efforts and why they're to be expected at such an experimental stage.
A winning consortium of jurisdictions will be eligible for about $20 million.
Election Day in the New York City was marked by lengthy waits and malfunctioning ballot scanners.
Also in our State and Local weekend news digest: Oklahoma rebuffs Russia; important pension case before California Supreme Court; and Pennsylvania’s violent prisons.
Schenectady, New York, is proving you don’t need to be a major tech hub to make smart city investments.
Using municipal data to expand a blight-fighting program that strengthen communities and improves city services.
The city’s transportation department is installing new signs and asking travel guide editors for help, as it looks to keep sweethearts from fastening padlocks to the landmark.
Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, White Plains and Yonkers in New York will be coming together to bring gigabit broadband to the whole county within three to five years.
“It’s a way of bringing new resources and new ideas to a very traditional problem,” said Mayor Stephanie Miner.
Will the smart infrastructure equivalent of the iPhone speed the digitization of more cities?
Mayors are using an unusual tool to address issues like environmental stewardship and public safety: public art.
The move comes after safety complaints from the correctional officers’ union, despite decreases in officer assaults.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Food-borne illness up in Texas; L.A. tries to legalize granny flats; and Oklahoma's gov. eyes criminal justice reform
The partial removal of the Inner Loop might make Rochester, New York, the city that finally breaks a ruinous mid-century mold.
Ithaca’s primary water supply was within weeks of running dry last month, and farms have been hit hard by unusually dry conditions.
New York mandated electronic prescriptions of controlled substances, followed by Maine and possibly Massachusetts next.
The governor’s action follows an investigative report from lawmakers that highlighted potentially problematic trends.
In a guest article, Buffalo Mayor Byron W. Brown discusses how his city is harnessing data and empowering citizens to improve their community and government.
The nation’s largest police force plans to purchase 6,000 bulletproof vests and 20,000 military-style helmets.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo revealed details of his plan to make over the city’s aging transit system.
The state is doling out $30.2 million in license fees from three new casino projects to counties and municipalities.
Many states that raised their minimum wages this year took a cautious approach.