Public health officials said they hope to improve both information sharing and vaccine manufacturing to reduce the spread of flu in the near future.
A new USDA rule, one of several that has been under consideration, would make it more difficult for states to obtain work requirement waivers for the federal food stamp program.
Two new bills would provide funding for state and local governments to better educate consumers about what can and cannot be recycled in an effort to reduce waste.
The societal costs associated with children’s exposure to opioids could total $400 billion by 2030, a new report from the United Hospital Fund estimates.
The open-source software is already being piloted in at least six states and officials say it can help authenticate results in 2020.
Six members of the U.S. House of Representatives wrote to Airbnb to request a briefing to address concerns about the company’s ability to vet rentals.
Every year, people run into problems frying turkeys. Fire departments and other local officials have suggestions on how to prevent serious mishaps.
Food Not Bombs is appealing the latest ruling in a case that challenged restrictions on sharing food with the homeless in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Americans are more likely to view the collection of their data by the government as a risk than a benefit.
New research suggests that white collar jobs are more likely to feel the impacts of artificial intelligence in the workplace than blue-collar positions.
Hiring managers say competition with the private sector and other factors make it difficult to recruit and retain staff. A new Center for State and Local Government Excellence report details ways that local governments have succeeded despite these challenges.
In adopting a digital licensing system, officials at the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission say they moved away not just from stacks and stacks of paper, but also an old mindset.
Virginia Beach has opened a resiliency center to provide mental health resources to all victims impacted by the May 31 attack.
The independent report made 58 recommendations, ranging from significant changes to the city’s management of human resources to increased workplace violence prevention training.
West Virginia and local governments in Colorado, Utah and Oregon have all piloted mobile voting applications developed by Voatz.
The census deployed the only end-to-end test for the 2020 census in Rhode Island. But it didn’t assess efforts to reach communities of people who could be hesitant to participate, something local leaders are now trying to figure out.
Members of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs expressed support for a bill that would encourage state and local governments to consider manufactured homes as part of affordable housing strategies.
New York will become the largest city in the country with ranked choice voting in some local elections after voters this week approved a ballot measure to adopt the system.
Residents voted overwhelmingly to restore MLK Jr. Boulevard back to its original name, The Paseo.
Months after Kansas City lawmakers voted to rename a historic boulevard for Dr. Martin Luther King, voters will decide whether to restore the roadway’s original name.
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