Washington, D.C., is the latest school district to adopt the technology in an effort to improve emergency response times.
The bulk of the funding boosts are going toward education and rainy day savings.
In the states holding post-election, pre-inauguration sessions this year, Republican legislators are passing sweeping bills on a wide range of issues -- some that weaken laws just approved by voters.• Lame-Duck Power Grabs Aren't New, But Republicans in Wisconsin and Michigan Are ‘More Aggressive’
It’s an increasingly divisive question. If the goal is to affect change -- from gun control to climate change -- some argue that to divest is the best, while others believe pensions would have more power keeping their financial stake.
The response from city officials: So what? They are pushing forward to open the controversial facilities that exist in other countries as a way to reduce drug overdoses.
The Supreme Court’s ruling was expected to diminish union membership. But so far, many unions have actually increased their numbers since the verdict. Conservative groups are working to reverse that trend in the long run.• ALEC Outlines 2019 Agenda to Erode Union Power
Should jumping the turnstile be treated as a crime or a civil violation akin to missing a toll?
There is less than one week left of the public comment period for the proposed "public charge" rule.
Jim Kenney is focused on rebuilding public spaces that everyone uses as a way to address the highest poverty rate of any big U.S. city.
The 1978 federal pregnancy discrimination law hasn’t kept up with changes in the workplace, and efforts to reform it have failed.
Economists say the unprecedented period of economic growth may be coming to an end.
Some cities are closing recycling plants. Others are ending curbside pickup. For recycling to be sustainable, consumers must learn to sort their trash better.
The fresh crop of progressives taking state office next year could shake up the conversations about how to lower the cost of living.
Governments in the U.S. are starting to accept cryptocurrencies, a controversial method of payment that got its start on the dark web.
Who gets health insurance subsidies, and how they're used, could drastically change if states take the federal government's guidance released on Thursday.• During Obamacare Enrollment in the Trump Era, States Face Greater Challenges