STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Santa Barbara leaders scold Lime over “rouge” launch … Philadelphia construction tax … and a Michigan “zombie deer.”
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Intergovernmental ‘venom’ in S.C. … Colo. to adopt Calif.-style auto emission standards … and coral disease heading to Key West.
Beyond physical abuse and neglect, vulnerable senior citizens also face financial exploitation from their caregivers.
Proponents of the renewable energy hope the state’s next governor embraces new technology local universities are developing to advance the industry.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | N.J. state government faces shutdown risk … flash floods rip through Mich. city … and Philly mayor responds to city controller’s ‘recklessly inflated’ audit.
COMMENTARY | Here’s why preliminary observations and estimates from the recent ‘Fiscal Survey of the States’ could significantly change, according to New Jersey’s former state budget director and comptroller.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Montana preps for another difficult wildfire season … Charlotte’s uncharted scooter territory … and N.J. governor makes first legalized sports bet.
But Paul LePage’s threat to not certify Tuesday’s election may be a hollow one.
The court’s narrow ruling is likely to have dramatic knock-on effects across the country.
The new policies also effect state employees who need certifications and licensures.
A new analysis shows benefits of considering a range of factors and scenarios.
“This is not the end all answer to the opioid crisis, but it is certainly a significant step forward in the right direction,” according to Dr. Rahul Gupta, the state’s health officer.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Colorado pension reform bill approved … Louisiana special legislative session … and Michigan’s suburban growth.
A rapidly shrinking tax base has prompted some creative solutions from state officials.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Capping city manager pay in California … N.Y.C. halts expansion of composting program … and resettling Hawaii residents displaced by lava.
“Positions filled via the gig economy may include those that have a high degree of independent contractors available … or which lend themselves to temporary services," according to the 2018 state and local government workforce survey.
The partnership will evaluate electronic ballot systems among other technologies and policies.
Rather than face impeachment over allegations of sexual misconduct and violations of campaign-finance law, Eric Greitens is leaving Jefferson City.
More than a dozen states have above-average international trade exposure, per a new Moody’s report.
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