The Startup in Residence Program has grown and even inspired California’s governor to turn its approach to innovation into a new procurement pathway.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Civil asset forfeiture reform bills … New Orleans short-term rental restrictions … and Oregon roadkill consumption rules.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Tsunami of sewage led to Michigan landslide … Florida governor using seized drug plane … and pastor sues St. Louis after bologna sandwich ticket.
When stocks get dicey, one place investors turn to is municipal bonds.
The fallout of China's decision to tighten its recycling standards has changed the industry in this country. It's particularly tough for rural governments.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Federal shutdown delays hurricane recovery funds … another Flint water crisis plea deal …. and confusion comes with Conn. town’s pay-per-bag trash collection proposal.
There’s a difference between a good job, a promising job and other jobs, particularly for people without bachelor’s degrees, according to a recent Brookings report.
In a new book, the authors created maps of where and for how long hazardous industrial activities operated in four very different cities—New Orleans, Minneapolis, Portland and Philadelphia.
Making seismic alerts available to the public has been a priority for Mayor Eric Garcetti.
Something that paved the way for the success of Jerry Brown’s second tour as California governor: His eight years at Oakland City Hall.
The disruption in Washington, D.C. “could have a significant impact,” if there is a protracted partial shutdown, according to Steve Benjamin, the president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
COMMENTARY | How New Orleans used data in the rebuilding of a devastated city.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Alaska mayor killed in D.C. … New Orleans delays short-term rental vote … and Colorado city’s grocery tax refund plan.
A California state auditor’s report focuses much attention on a slow public health response as the highly-contagious liver disease spread.
One operator, Bird, expressed displeasure with the 12 mph speed limit the city imposed.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel last week proposed issuing bonds to improve the city’s pension funding levels. Is that a good idea?
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Oklahoma’s unaccredited teachers … Connecticut’s new budget chief … and New Mexico’s backlog in unpaid film incentives.
U.S. Government Accountability Office estimates show mounting fiscal pressures over the next 50 years.
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