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THE FUTURE OF What’s Next

Pa. Joins 11 Other States and D.C., Moves Primary to June 2

Several primary elections have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. The extra time will allow voters to register for mail-in ballots and allows polling stations to implement health precautions.

By Julia Terruso, The Philadelphia Inquirer   |  March 31, 2020
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Municipalities Look Back to 9/11 in Shaping COVID-19 Response

Municipalities, like Framington, Mass., are having to plan for how the coronavirus pandemic might impact their finances, services and communities. Some are looking to historical events, like 9/11, to prepare.

By Jeannette Hinkle, MetroWest Daily News  |  March 31, 2020
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Local Government Inaction Creates Turbulence for Nascent Drone-Related Industries

As unmanned aerial technology advances, millions of dollars in new business activity and innovation need regulatory clarity from federal, state and, in particular, local authorities.

By Brent Skorup and Connor Haaland, Guest Columnists  |  March 27, 2020
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Social Media Could Track Spread of Diseases Like COVID-19

Nine days before the WHO announced it, a tech startup found a news article about the not-yet-named COVID-19. If pertinent social media data was public, they might have spotted the disease even earlier.

By Dean DeChiaro, CQ-Roll Call  |  March 26, 2020
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Legislative Watch: Paper Files, Bots and Deepfakes

State lawmakers are tackling new digital threats to elections and public trust by banning voting bots and criminalizing deepfakes; meanwhile, in New Jersey, a legislator wants to bring an end to paper records.

By Carl Smith, Senior Staff Writer  |  March 20, 2020
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