The Supreme Court last week seemed to suggest that in water disputes between states, the health of an aquatic ecosystem can be considered alongside drinking-water and farming concerns.
Can spaceports be the next economic development engine? Camden County in Georgia is betting on the industry.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Northern California wildfire emergency … child care center lead risk … trouble for Utah school funding bill … and Richmond’s big bus realignment.
The Georgia Army National Guard has a cyber readiness inspection coming up and wants a contractor to spend the summer helping it get ready.
A critical tool for preventing the illegal hiring of undocumented workers hasn’t been used uniformly even in the states that require it.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Good news for state DOTs; Calif.’s homeless college student crisis; awaiting new political bombshells in Mo.; and energy sector fuels new growth in N.D.
The state will soon offer information security training local governments should consider to help avoid a crisis of Atlanta proportions.
From Georgia to Texas and Colorado, city halls are trying to fend off state efforts to assert control over local rights of way.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Okla. schools prepare for teacher walkout … Ariz. governor suspends Uber’s AV testing … Va. Beach city manager’s heated text about a state official … and N.J.’s Pulaski Skyway waiting game.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Michigan county surrenders to potholes; Chicago closes sexual harassment ordinance loophole; and a public records blowback continues in Washington state.
Critics, including the city’s mayor, have pointed to the role cash-bail plays in sustaining a two-tiered system of justice.
As the general manager of the world’s busiest air hub vows to fix redundancy and communication problems, Delta Airlines plans to seek tens of millions in compensation.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Getting rid of 26,000 tons of highly flammable fiber waste in a Maine town; Portland, Ore., police disband horse-mounted unit; and overlapping local ID programs in Illinois.
A Georgia highway would create its own clean, renewable energy and generate income by selling power to utility companies, with a goal of producing no pollution and no traffic deaths.
Georgia is among several states that are looking to reduce the time that offenders spend on probation to help them successfully re-enter society.
The structural failure of a busy section of interstate highway in Georgia’s car-reliant largest capital city could have a silver lining.
Drivers in and around Georgia’s largest city are going to face difficult commutes “for the foreseeable future.”
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: EPA Consent Agreement With City in Texas Florida; Keys Mosquito study divides voters; Baltimore’s progressive city council.
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