STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Mich. governor hopes to end labor dispute … “green slime” surrounds ritzy Fla. community … and a new site for massive Minn. homeless camp.
A change in standards could be copied by other states, but has not yet gained enough traction in the state legislature.
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.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Cryptocurrency mining policy in Missoula … ongoing health worries in Minneapolis homeless camp … and too-tall trucks vs. Michigan’s low-clearance bridges.
North Carolina's governor warned that inland residents now face life-threatening hazards.
Only eight railroads are expected to deploy positive train control, designed to prevent human-caused accidents, by the Dec. 31 deadline, according to a new GAO report.
With conditions worsen in the Carolinas, rescue personnel and power crews are ready to respond when it's safe to do so.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Chicago’s consent decree with Illinois AG … Arkansas governor defends Medicaid work rules … and a Portland flash-bang grenade burn tort claim.
Starting in July 2019, California will require retailers to conduct background checks on people buying ammunition.
Checking out some of Pittsburgh’s landslide-damaged roads.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | San Francisco’s modular apartment plan … La. court blocks New Orleans art law … and “you can't use taxpayers' money to pay your tithe to your church.”
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Texas anti-tax activist wants higher taxes … Casper, Wyo.’s massive sale tax error … and a frozen “blob” prompts an Alaska highway relocation.
The company will also build a digital forensics training program.
A new online tool offers a look at how choices by states could raise or lower the number of people behind bars.
Starting in October 2019, an algorithm will grade pretrial defendants to guide whether they should be released before trial.
Some have been wearing devices to measure alertness and impairment.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Mississippi state lottery … S.F. mayor presses for housing approvals … and Seattle city attorney’s warning to protesters.
Confusion, conflict and costly fines for riders of e-bikes.
Emails describe wireless speeds so slow there was “no meaningful functionality,” raising questions as the company attempts to compete for first responders’ business.
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