State and City Relations
In Chicago, officials take a different path to implement law enforcement reforms.
The Center for Local State and Urban Policy found more local leaders than last year saying they are optimistic Michigan is heading in the right direction.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Utah sexual assault evidence tracking … Pennsylvania weatherization funding … and a Guam official’s teachable moment.
Other states could follow Maine into ranked-choice voting, currently used in 11 cities across the country.
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.
Housing programs are still being developed, so money won't begin flowing to struggling families immediately.
From defiance to exploiting legal loopholes, municipalities are trying everything to get around state preemption laws and maintain local authority.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Judge orders LePage to act on Maine Medicaid expansion … no big shakeup expected under Missouri’s new governor … and Baltimore’s unofficial sewage overflow.
Mayor Jim Strickland and others are interested in "de-annexing" parts of the city.
While the number of jurisdictions rejecting California’s sanctuary rules has been growing, they remain in the minority.
“When you make the case properly, people are willing to pay into the system that reflects them.”
COMMENTARY | Florida's legislature rejected statewide bike share policies. A bike share company's director of mobility strategy explains why it's the right move.
The group has seen plenty of action in the Trump era.
The state DOT is eyeing a targeted pilot in an underserved part of its capital that’s ripe for AVs.
COMMENTARY | The ongoing political battle over Civil War monuments—and the public spaces they reside in—reflects a disconnect over civic expression and our public spaces.
Route Fifty's new survey shows local government officials are particularly skeptical.
City officials in Texas confront the state on its industry-backed preemption law.
Local government officials gathered in Washington, D.C. for a public safety meeting, where they discussed active shooter event preparation and response.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Michigan ends Flint’s bottled water shipments … California sheriff department’s K-9 shot in neck … and scofflaw golf cart drivers in “Florida’s Friendliest Hometown.”
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