Rural states, from Kansas to Vermont, are challenging the contentions of cell phone providers that residents have access to high-speed mobile broadband in a bid to be eligible for federal funding.
New initiatives starting this month in Vermont and Tulsa are part of a larger trend aimed at attracting workers to places that need to grow.
The agency is eying an April launch of its security operations center.
The Integrated Benefits Initiative, a partnership between Code for America, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and Nava Public Benefit Corporation, is spearheading the effort.
Jim Condos says the latest draft will force states like his to spend more money on auditing. Meanwhile, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission says states are focused on cybersecurity ahead of 2018 midterms.
The Green Mountain State is offering relocation incentives. If you’re intrigued, seeking change, or just over urban life, here’s what it’s really like to relocate.
A rapidly shrinking tax base has prompted some creative solutions from state officials.
"If we’re going to be effective, we need to be nimble and bring the medication to them instead of asking everybody to trudge across town to get their daily dose at a fixed facility,” according to Brad Finegood, a behavioral health official in King County, Washington.
Talks are ongoing between the U.S., Canada and Mexico over the future of the trade deal, which President Trump has criticized.
Climate change presents complex and interwoven policy challenges for local governments, all of which will be front and center during discussions in Vermont.
Should insurers pay doctors and hospitals based on what they do or how well they do it?
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Colorado's marijuana "gray market" dangerous?; Trump supporters harass Seattle council member; Florida panther's river crossing a good sign.
Part 2: Resettling 100 refugees could be complicated if there isn't adequate affordable housing or employment. “There are so many unanswered questions,” according to Alderwoman Sharon Davis.
Part 1: One mayor sees economic promise in opening his city’s doors to displaced Syrians and other refugees. But some critics see peril. “Rutland really is a microcosm for the rest of the nation in the summer of 2016,” according to Mayor Chris Louras.
From Alaska to Vermont to Texas to California, separatist movements across the country are having a moment in the midst of the 2016 presidential election.
Midlevel providers will help dentists deliver care to more underserved residents statewide.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Pennsylvania closes in on liquor system overhaul; Alaskans might not get as much money from the state government this year; and Colin forces St. Petersburg sewage dumping.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Two tough options for NYC subway closure; Seattle’s female council members face misogynistic attacks on arena vote; and Idaho’s public land sales.
The Green Mountain State could expand its electorate by thousands under a new law signed Thursday.
The agencies see unmanned aircraft as a way to save money and curb risks, according to new information from the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials.
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