Today, the television is but one of the screens battling for voters' attention. The explosion of Twitter and its ilk - played out on mobile phones, iPads, laptops and desktops - let the electorate talk back.
In the past two years, Tennessee has become 17th in the nation for its solar-power capability, driven by a mix of federal, state and local incentives and a premium price paid by the Tennessee Valley Authority as a way to increase its renewable energy mix.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announcedthat gigabit fiber and wireless will be deployed in Chicago’s Mid-South Side thanks to the Illinois Gigabit Communities Challenge award, which was given to Gigabit Squared.
Source: Washington Post | Maryland |
October 17, 2012
A voting rights group and some of the nation’s leading researchers on election technology are urging Maryland voters to check the accuracy of their online voter registration files after warning that the data had been left vulnerable to tampering.
The state of Illinois received a $1 million federal grant to help emergency personnel and local officials respond and plan for computer-based attacks. The training program will be duplicated across the country.
Source: AP/Casper Tribune | Wyoming |
October 10, 2012
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar authorized what he described as potentially the largest wind energy project in the United States, if not the world: A Wyo Tming wind farm with up to 1,000 turbines that would provide electricity to some 1 million homes.