The state is expected to be the second to turn to risk-limiting audits but the first with polling places to do so, and it has yet to choose from among three methods.
Lawmakers are looking at a California law that just went into effect this month.
State CIO Bijay Kumar himself comes from the private sector.
The service will initially be free for commuters, while bus drivers have raised concerns about their futures.
A new federal complaint with a unique argument accuses the state of Rhode Island of failing to provide students with the skills they need to participate effectively in a democracy.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Hurricane will test Honolulu shelters … Las Vegas pipeline might not be dead … and school districts scramble for bus drivers.
The new policies also effect state employees who need certifications and licensures.
State legislatures consider proposals to eliminate the so-called gag rules that pharmacists say can prevent them from telling customers about cheaper drugs.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Seattle City Council OKs employee head tax … prosecutor drops charges against Mo. governor … and Detroit sues downtown’s largest landowner.
The state DOT is eyeing a targeted pilot in an underserved part of its capital that’s ripe for AVs.
No, Florida isn’t one of them.
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | Aerial drones for San Francisco firefighters; Miami raw sewage problems; and a price-tag for Lansing’s city hall.
The Tax Foundation has new rankings and an interactive tool that look at the taxes states levy on a pack of smokes and changes in state cigarette tax revenue over the years.
Alaska is huge and a picture is worth a thousand words.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Missouri's governor plans big higher ed cuts; Wisconsin city struggles with state limits on revenue; and more state legislative updates.
The challenge model from the Bloomberg Philanthropies aims to improve citizen quality of life, as is the focus of work being done in Providence.
‘Leadership Matters’ focuses on improving culture and performance in local public institutions in the Ocean State dealing with challenging fiscal conditions.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: N.J. hunters up in arms over trophy ban; an Arizona county doesn’t owe $16 million; and San Bernardino County’s internet woes.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: New Jersey counties overpaid $37.3 million to Medicaid; Orlando’s craft beer zoning move; and Orange County, Calif., gets a homelessness czar.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Montana’s feisty AG; Alabama governor’s scandal again makes headlines; and Minnesota professors want more privacy.
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