As Bird and other companies feel local regulatory heat across the nation, a recent legal action in Milwaukee is worth watching.
A new project from Engaging Local Government Leaders compiles self-reported diversity data from 2,000 local governments.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Surge in Ohio, Ky. HIV cases … Colo.’s pollination corridor … and Maine Gov. LePage digs in his heels.
Study of five cities finds “lavish” amounts of parking.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Ohio governor vs. agribusiness … London Breed’s first day as San Francisco mayor … good news for parched Arizona … and Idaho’s 8,000-pound exemption.
A new tool shows state to state, county to county, and city to city differences but offers an even more comprehensive picture.
Workers are seeking refunds after a recent Supreme Court ruling. The legal wrangling threatens to ensnare states and localities.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Kobach brings gun float to another Kansas parade … torrential rains swamp Houston … and a tornado touches down in a Minnesota city.
The highest minimum wage currently listed is in Emeryville, Calif., where businesses with more than 55 employees must pay at least $15.69 an hour.
The city hopes a new tech upgrade will cut wait times at one difficult commuter bottleneck by 20 to 30 percent.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Spokane eliminates parking minimums in some areas … Florida audit looks at state procurement cards … and Columbus passes new anti-panhandling law.
“If the farmers and ranchers aren’t making money, we feel it immediately in Great Falls.”
Across the country, more than 150 transit systems are promoting ridership and thanking customers as part of the 13th annual National Dump the Pump Day, an initiative by the American Public Transportation Association.
The hyperlocal social-media platform highlights small grievances—and proves that neighbors have more in common than they think.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | D.C. voters approve measure to eliminate tipped minimum wage … Del. blood emergency … and a Calif. mayor ends up with 5,000 purple water bottles.
The commitment has its origins in a 2016 research initiative addressing structural racism in five jurisdictions.
“When that airspace becomes more complicated, ‘just don’t hit anything’ isn’t going to be enough,” according to Seleta Reynolds, the general manager of the L.A. Department of Transportation.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | San Francisco mayor’s election is resolved … St. Louis airport privatization … Alaska governor uses line-item veto … and a “funny looking” but dangerous foam in Michigan.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Colo. wildfires … San Francisco mayoral race still in limbo … Lyme disease on Staten Island … and Va. Beach council members want city manager fired.
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