Some of America's fastest growing cities aren't actually very urban.
San Antonio and Phoenix lead population gains between 2016 and 2017, the first time in more than a decade that New York City did not see biggest growth.
Companies simply can’t guarantee a catastrophic spill won’t occur jeopardizing the livelihoods of coastal communities, a new report says.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Wisconsin localities turn to “wheel taxes” ... Sacramento plans massive tents for the homeless ... N.Y.C. rent-controlled housing at risk … and Toledo’s lead-safe property deadline.
Lee County is one of 10 government entities participating in a federal drone pilot program, but will be the only one to deploy the technology for pest control.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Kansas City looks at MLK airport designation … Mississippi’s yo-yo teacher applicant test requirements … protecting Nashville from flooding … and marketing Maine’s dark skies.
A group of companies argues that Virginia's ban on mining for the radioactive metal runs afoul of federal law.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | A low-profile, but very dangerous Wash. volcano ... Nev. county will vote on brothels … Pa.’s major Lyme disease risk … and an Ohio rural broadband bill.
A U.S. House task force is looking at the possibility of a 2.0 version of the Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations.
Unlike Amazon's public HQ2 search, Apple's selection process is taking place entirely behind closed doors.
Like any other pressing issue of the day, it’s important to know where local leaders stand—and what they’re hearing.
A warm winter and weak snowpack suggests that this “is the kind of drought we will have to deal with in the future.”
Michael Karlik discusses his new podcast, “Tear It Down,” and his ongoing work to track the goings-on of city council meetings around the world.
While the number of jurisdictions rejecting California’s sanctuary rules has been growing, they remain in the minority.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Ind. school takeover bill OK’d … feds looking at Atlanta airport contracts … 6 states sue Purdue Pharma … and S.F. mayor’s public safety plan.
“Donald Trump cannot stop us in states and governors in building a clean energy future,” Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said during the Center for American Progress 2018 Ideas Conference.
“Not only is tapping street and park trees illegal, but doing so causes damage, leaving trees susceptible to insects and diseases,” the city said in a newsletter.
Whether it’s in high schools or vocational training, “we’ve got to find a better pipeline, and the federal government needs to be part of that partnership,” said National League of Cities president Mark Stodola.
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