A striking number of respondents couldn't answer questions about their elected officials, or the mechanics of state government.
"There's a lot of work to do here that tax-advantaged capital will not do by itself,” says urban policy expert Bruce Katz.
“Eliminating this debt cliff removes another major roadblock for Detroit’s long-term recovery,” according to Mayor Mike Duggan.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | State capitals in transition … Denver’s proposed e-scooter rule changes … and W.Va. first responder vaccinations.
New York City's mass transit system has been facing financial stress and service problems. Could legalizing pot help?
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Hurricane Michael total estimated insured losses … Alaska’s new governor sworn in … and Berkeley’s old city hall will be used as homeless shelter.
A culture of preparedness and good fortune helped Alaska’s largest city avoid a major quake disaster.
The Indiana city’s new mobility-as-a-service pilot is helping low-income shift workers commute for free.
Taking the temperature of San Diego residents before UberEats starts deploying delivery drones to the skies.
The billionaire is drilling for futuristic transit under Los Angeles. He didn’t have to ask the neighbors first.
Nearly one-third of workers in St. Paul, Minnesota will be seeing pay increases, eventually.
They just need to move to Tulsa.
Proponents, however, argue changes are needed because localities charge licensing fees at the expense of cable companies’ efforts to expand broadband access.
The “toyery” once made play a part of civic infrastructure. It’s time to bring it back.
2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: Shireen Santosham and Team, Mayor’s Office of Technology and Innovation & City Manager’s Office of Civic Innovation & Digital Strategy, City of San José, California
A new breed of accessibility apps can make life easier for people with disabilities. They can also make it harder.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Hawaii rape kit backlog successes … more cases of acute flaccid myelitis confirmed … and crowded commuter trains in Connecticut.
Brent Taylor’s final Facebook post: “I hope everyone back home exercises their right to vote. We have far more as Americans that unites us than divides us."
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Wrong-way driving research … Calif. vaccination rate … an Ohio city’s antiquated lie detector rule … and Peoria’s budget woes.
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