The United States isn't the only place where local marijuana policies clash with national laws. Even Amsterdam and the Dutch government have struggled with this tension. Read the rest of Governing's first-ever International Issue here.
Last year's elections demonstrated how teamwork between governments and the technology sector can make voting information more accessible, save taxpayer dollars and improve the efficiency of the voting process.
Today more than ever, it is critical for state and local governments to practice sound fiscal management and financial planning. Failure to understand financial outcomes undermines a jurisdiction’s economic and political viability. Yet there’s a big gap between what public leaders know about finance and what they need to know.