The four states hit by hurricanes earlier this year offer free well testing, but not many homeowners have used the programs.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Calif. Gov.-elect Newsom might not live in Sacramento … Denver’s HQ2 dreams may not yet be dashed … and a short-term rental ban endorsed in Maine city.
Verizon and Nokia hosted the second Operation Convergent Response with active shooter and disaster simulations and the gadgets to defuse them.
Georgia’s secretary of state and Republican gubernatorial candidate has a history of attacking those who point out the flaws in his state’s election cybersecurity.
But both political parties historically have been ineffective at engaging people of color.
The state had to expedite phase two of the project.
The state avoided having to make a change in election equipment before the midterms, however.
Water usage and costs have decreased between 55 and 57 percent in Roswell, located north of Atlanta.
State freeway projects and traffic from nearby Atlanta create congestion only artificial intelligence can handle.
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | Calling on pranked Georgia Rep. Jason Spencer to resign … Heading off a marijuana swap-economy in Vermont … Fearing the Trump trade war across North Dakota’s 6.6 million-acres of soybean fields.
A new law in Georgia discourages drivers from even touching a screen. Whether or not it improves safety, it could help break people’s phone habits.
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.
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