STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Northern California wildfire emergency … child care center lead risk … trouble for Utah school funding bill … and Richmond’s big bus realignment.
COMMENTARY | Symantec's Tim Hankins outlines the continued prevalence of ransomware attacks, and what it means for governments as they consider their level of cybersecurity.
The ransomware that crippled Atlanta raises unanswered questions about how to communicate with citizens after a cyber-attack.
The city plans to undertake eight projects worth $12.9 million making its Westside more resilient to flooding.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Some Kansas higher ed funds restored … Louisiana state lawmakers have fist fight … Michigan leaders have unexpected revenue to use.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Good news for state DOTs; Calif.’s homeless college student crisis; awaiting new political bombshells in Mo.; and energy sector fuels new growth in N.D.
The state will soon offer information security training local governments should consider to help avoid a crisis of Atlanta proportions.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Okla. schools prepare for teacher walkout … Ariz. governor suspends Uber’s AV testing … Va. Beach city manager’s heated text about a state official … and N.J.’s Pulaski Skyway waiting game.
It’s morally imperative that Jeff Bezos throw out these three bids and instead set his sights on a city that will be a home to everyone—one that truly values inclusivity and diversity.
Critics, including the city’s mayor, have pointed to the role cash-bail plays in sustaining a two-tiered system of justice.
As the general manager of the world’s busiest air hub vows to fix redundancy and communication problems, Delta Airlines plans to seek tens of millions in compensation.
With the new technology all but inevitable, cities of all sizes are scrambling to build the right policies and social norms.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Getting rid of 26,000 tons of highly flammable fiber waste in a Maine town; Portland, Ore., police disband horse-mounted unit; and overlapping local ID programs in Illinois.
The structural failure of a busy section of interstate highway in Georgia’s car-reliant largest capital city could have a silver lining.
Drivers in and around Georgia’s largest city are going to face difficult commutes “for the foreseeable future.”
US Ignite, Verizon, Intel and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed told a SXSW gathering that it’s all about a driving commitment to partnerships.
The money comes through a program affiliated with a Florida-based nonprofit.
Dense metros tend to offer more economic opportunity than less compact cities do.
A new map provides a detailed look at the nation’s twofold housing crisis.
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