Fire investigators continue to look at the possible role power equipment may have played in starting the state’s deadliest wildfire on record.
A good reminder for state and local governments: Is your employee contact information up to date?
Verizon and Nokia hosted the second Operation Convergent Response with active shooter and disaster simulations and the gadgets to defuse them.
The Federal Communications Commission has since documented the effort’s success.
But it’s probably not the wall you’re thinking of.
18 U.S. volcanoes are now classified as posing “very high threats.”
Record low water levels leads to an appeal to conserve supplies.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Portland mayor’s proposed emergency ordinance … state Supreme Court blocks Florida governor … and Chicago mayoral candidate targets Gary’s airport.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Mass. mayor arrested … testing out a mass vaccination plan in Minnesota … and N.Y. comptroller’s dismal report on MTA finances.
After severe flooding last year, the city hopes to have shelter lined up ahead of time for the next disaster.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Mass. governor: State Police shouldn’t destroy payroll documents … an ‘antsy-pantsy’ mayor in Vermont; and a Utah transit budget boost.
In little more than a day, a Category 1 storm became a “worst-case scenario” Category 4.
A rapidly intensifying storm forces quick action to prepare.
Even the world’s best system “is really not a technological solution to the problem of a near-field tsunami.”
Most large municipalities use messaging systems to push out emergency information, but getting people to register needs to be a priority.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Ohio’s background check difficulties … New York City’s open data updates … and Florida’s new fight against algae blooms.
A rescue website developed during Hurricane Harvey—and in use again during Hurricane Florence—wants to work more directly with local governments.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Michigan mayor wants state of emergency for traffic … Bay Area workers living in RVs get designated parking … and a Texas mayor kills alligator with one shot.
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