Many state and local government officials are only now waking up to the threat from cyberattackers and realizing they need to beef up their defenses.
There's a historical grudge that the crypto industry holds with regulators in the Empire State.
Business partners should be the ones identifying the problems IT professionals solve, according to state CIO Eric Boyette.
North Dakota’s tech entrepreneur turned governor wants to use savings from budget cuts to boost investments in IT infrastructure.
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Last week, Gov. Ralph Northam approved legislation that emerged as a lawmaking exercise by students.
But the lack of unified certification indicating that a dog has received specialized training makes enforcement difficult.
The recent action at the State Capitol in Juneau echoes sentiments nationally about the use and regulation of cannabis.
The state attorney general asked the legislature to change state law so that the president or his associates could be tried in New York even if pardoned under federal law.
All 50 states recognize that someone is legally dead once they are brain dead, but the Garden State has a rather large exemption.
The specter of a drought-ridden summer has focused renewed urgency on state and local conservation efforts, some of which would fundamentally alter Americans’ behavior in how they use water.
An effort to make the National Flood Insurance Program more affordable for them would necessite private-sector involvement, according to a new FEMA report.
Changes to a long-standing legal precedent could free states to impose sales taxes on more internet retailers, but the immediate revenue gains could be somewhat limited.
But “this president has demonstrated a willingness to go back on his word,” according to Washington state’s attorney general.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Kentucky governor apologizes … Idaho vs. feds … Philly tax fatigue ... San Diego’s sidewalk lawsuits … and Minnesota’s long winter continues.
Massachusetts, Maine, and others want to police companies that collect loan payments. The Department of Education says they can't.
Investment shortfalls, insufficient contributions reduced funded levels for public worker retirement plans
Benefit reductions can save money, but may also be making it tougher to attract workers to state and local government.
The state will be the first to implement ranked-choice voting in its June primaries, but not all the candidates will commit to accepting the results.
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