Tech & Data
Are public sector agencies ready take tech collaboration to the next level? Our survey says government officials want to, but don’t know where to start.
States allocate less than one-hundredth of one percent of their budget on archives despite exponential data growth.
The National League of Cities has seven recommendations for those looking to launch pilots.
Activists and researchers argue that artificial-intelligence tools, including those used by governments, reflect the problems already present in the systems they're automating.
Participants in the Startup in Residence program are seeking solutions for about 80 “civic challenges.”
These types of robocall scams “cannot be tolerated,” 35 state attorneys general wrote the Federal Communications Commission.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Ky. governor warns of pension failures … N.Y.C. law on gender preferences for birth certificates … and El Paso feels disrespected.
By 2020, any internet-connected device would need a unique password or a feature that forces the consumer to set a personal password.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Another police “swatting” call … Florida red tide spreads … San Francisco's new seismic list ... and remembering the Taj Mahal of municipal pools.
Steering committees, distributed models and named user licensing are catching on.
The findings include city-level figures that indicate drivers in some places are doing better than others.
The company's Environmental Insights Explorer features only five localities for now, but there are plans to expand it to thousands.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Feds sue California over net neutrality protections ... Nevada sex offender registry changes … and cat stuck on pole prompts interagency frustration.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Federal judge’s warning to Utah … N.C. mosquito funding … and Atlantic City’s economic incentives approval.
The report from DEF CON’s Voting Village found one bug that alone could flip the Electoral College. Another has gone unfixed for 11 years.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Tulsa’s sexual assault grant funding … Louisiana wants to build an airport in a wildlife refuge … and Duluth’s unusual snow-shoveling rule.
Has your local jurisdiction launched a Complete Count Committee?
An artificial intelligence algorithm found a correlation between green space and obesity in several cities.
Route Fifty's Tech Innovator Navigator Award finalists is an impressive group that is revolutionizing how communities handle everything from sewage to voting. We're excited to share the efforts of this impressive class of technologists with our readers.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Flea infestation in a Maryland state office building … New Orleans surveillance camera expansion … and a mayor’s unlawful city stationery use.
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