The district started using drones for more than situational awareness and eventually ended up expanding the fleet.
The Summer Youth Enrichment Program in Prince George's County, Maryland, aims to help teenagers long-term.
Two senators are working on a proposal meant to get local governments in logging country off a funding "rollercoaster."
Modular housing pilot projects in King County, Washington aim to create flexible and replicable prototypes of how to expand the number of beds and provide 24/7 case management.
Nearly a thousand polling places have been closed in the five years since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down key parts of the Voting Rights Act.
A new Moody’s report shows that a combination of reconstruction, continued population growth and federal assistance have helped.
In some seats of government, pay attention for special seals, street names and even dioramas that honor counties.
Emails describe wireless speeds so slow there was “no meaningful functionality,” raising questions as the company attempts to compete for first responders’ business.
How a Tennessee county improved community health after the area's lone emergency department closed.
How a North Carolina county used an accidental active-shooter alert to improve its policies.
A design contest in Durham County attracted 30 submissions for a new "I Voted" sticker.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Calif.’s secret DMV location for lawmakers … a plan to consolidate N.J. school districts … and a lawsuit over a “secret deal” in Miami Beach.
Some states and localities are more ready to deal with an economic downturn than others.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Fact-checking Trump’s claims on Calif. wildfires … a big N.M. groundwater ruling … and Detroit’s dismal rental inspection compliance.
State freeway projects and traffic from nearby Atlanta create congestion only artificial intelligence can handle.
“I’ve become, maybe, a fanatic about 211,” says San Diego County Supervisor Greg Cox, who's expected to be the next president of the National Association of Counties.
An official with the U.S. Election Assistance Commission on Friday acknowledged some of the limits to what the funding can achieve.
A new project from Engaging Local Government Leaders compiles self-reported diversity data from 2,000 local governments.
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.
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