Three out of four conservative states approved measures, while the election of a Democratic governor in Maine seemingly ends the Republican effort to block last year’s successful referendum.
The Martin v. City of Boise ruling offers caution for local governments looking to prosecute homeless people for sleeping on the streets without having adequate shelter resources.
In Boise, traffic box art has become an important visual element of the downtown streetscape.
In some seats of government, pay attention for special seals, street names and even dioramas that honor counties.
The Trump administration got headlines for trying to remove pro-breastfeeding language from a World Health Organization resolution, but in the U.S. the last two states this spring passed laws allowing public breastfeeding.
A reminder of some of the places that could see an economic backlash if the president ends up blowing up the North American trade deal.
Many bicycle advocates see the "Idaho stop" as codifying what they already do at stop signs.
"We find ourselves continually having to ask the federal government: ‘Mother may I?’” Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter said.
Newly released U.S. Census Bureau figures show growth—and population loss—in the 50 states.
“It’s increasingly more important,” state Sen. Kelly Anthon told Route Fifty.
“They might as well form a shotgun posse to kill off the species directly,” according to a Center for Biological Diversity activist.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Connecticut state government readies for layoffs; N.Y.C. eyes nation’s highest cigarette taxes; and lack of transparency in Jefferson City.
Also in our State and Local Weekend Digest: Wyoming looks to trim state workforce; New Jersey short-term rental regulations; and an embattled town manager in Maine awaits his fate.
“We turned our electronic records management system into a business process automation system," according to the district’s information records administrator.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Changes to Ohio’s sex offender registry could be coming; San Francisco budget “rebalancing”; don’t feed New York City’s raccoons.
Navigator Award Finalist: Mike McKee, Materials Engineer, Idaho Transportation Department, District 6
Demonstrating the value of 3-D and 4-D modeling in civil engineering.
Transforming a state transportation agency by empowering its employees to pinpoint cost savings and find operational efficiencies.
Ammon’s residents can opt in and out of the city’s network and switch between independent ISPs instantly—ending cable monopolies.
A new study ranks states based on the online access they provide to the information.
Non-motorized activities like backpacking, research of 11 western states in 2014 shows, generated around $1.8 billion in spending in communities within 50 miles of "quiet recreation" sites.
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