Some city leaders looking to lead on climate change policies, reducing emissions in their areas and tackling other environmental issues. But state preemption laws sometimes stand in their way.
In Arkansas and other states, city and county associations have led a full-out charge against the pharmaceutical industry.
We can't rely on the free market to fix our workforce—here's what works.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: State budget updates; N.Y.C. crippled by subway overcrowding; and N.C. GOP pursue impeachment.
In Arkansas, 61 percent of all children get their health insurance coverage through the program. How does your state or local area compare?
The state’s plan to put several prisoners to death before its drugs expire runs into legal trouble that could reshape death penalty cases.
Making the case for city planners to think more like farmers and encourage development that will be the most beneficial to a municipal budget.
The Ark-Tex Council of Governments hopes a satellite-based alternate path will keep 911 running smoothly during natural disasters like earthquakes that could sever terrestrial fiber lines.
Arkansas, Oregon and Washington state checked in with top economic gains in the first quarter of the year, at 3.9 percent, new data show.
Procurement reforms, innovation teams and testing policies are a few recommendations from experts at NASCIO’s midyear conference in Baltimore.
And its cybersecurity strategy protected $17 million from phishing attacks.
Lack of training and resources challenge U.S. municipalities trying to improve their decisionmaking processes, according to a new What Works Cities report.
Public library systems, water systems, law enforcement and health departments have all been recently targeted by the cyberattack tactic.
With 80 percent of the state’s licensed drivers using IDrive, scalability is a necessity.
Mississippi has one of the highest teen-pregnancy rates in the country. So in 2014, the state passed a law that requires public colleges to teach students how to avoid unplanned pregnancies.
Taking initiatives to voters could help, but all the national funds supporting them may undermine local control.
Republican heads of state are turning away those fleeing the civil war, while Jeb Bush suggests only welcoming Christians.
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.
Also: Jersey City transgender employees win expanded benefits and damning data on racial profiling piles up in Connecticut.
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