Conversations about the Census tend to revolve around funding and political representation. But in its inaugural digital year, data gathered from the count could affect cities and citizens for the next decade.
Phil Bertolini, former deputy county executive and CIO of Oakland County, Mich., will come on board as co-executive director of the Center for Digital Government, the research and business intelligence arm of e.Republic.
The Utah County Clerk/Auditor’s Office shared the innovative method for evaluating the authenticity of votes cast by soldiers and other individuals who are not residing within the United States.
Seattle born and raised, Dow Constantine serves over 2 million people as Executive of King County.
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Solar energy projects could replace some of the jobs and tax revenues that may be lost as constrained water supplies force California’s agriculture industry to scale back. Converting farmland to solar farms also could be critical to meeting the state’s climate change targets.
Congress can learn a lot from state legislatures.
Some critics wonder if the new city gig is a legitimate use of government money. Denver thinks so.
Cold PB&Js for students who can’t pay? Some states are saying no.
A new study reveals the downsides of running a city.
Too often, the debate over transportation funding in Congress revolves around dollars and cents. But many advocates say we should agree on big goals first, so we know what we’re getting for the money we spend.
More and more communities are considering reviving an old tax idea that’s been tried in only a few places.
Do schools’ dress codes unfairly target girls of color?
Once-popular public golf courses have become a strain on many cities’ budgets. Are municipal greens still up to par?