State & Local

 
  • Berkeley’s open data portal leverages city’s legacy data

    Berkeley’s open data portal leverages city’s legacy data

    The city open data website will make city information more accessible for citizens, reduce staff time and make the most of the city’s legacy data.

  • Revamped NYC Census FactFinder includes map interface, better data

    Revamped NYC Census FactFinder includes map interface, better data

    New York City upgraded its Census FactFinder, a website that lets users access socioeconomic and demographic information from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

  • Iowa testing digital driver’s licenses

    Iowa testing digital driver’s licenses

    The state's Department of Transportation is testing mobile driver license software with employees who will assess and validate the solution.

  • North Dakota: Armed police drones and high-altitude, nighttime tests

    North Dakota: Armed police drones and high-altitude, nighttime tests

    Police in North Dakota can now arm unmanned aerial vehicles with non-lethal weapons, and the FAA expanded testing capabilities for drones in the state.

  • Many state financial agencies struggle to go digital

    Many state financial agencies struggle to go digital

    It can be tough transitioning to an electronic environment, and many state financial agencies cite a culture that often impedes innovation and collaboration and purchasing rules that make it hard to adapt to technological changes.

  • Iowa installs visual broadband monitoring system

    Iowa installs visual broadband monitoring system

    The Iowa Communications Network now has a way to visually track real-time network and information system disruptions and cyberattacks.

  • San Antonio data management Accela

    San Antonio jumps on Accela civic management platform

    San Antonio will use the Accela Civic Platform to streamline city business processes and increase citizen access to government services.

  • New York City city record newspaper now online and searchable

    NYC gets serious about making public notices searchable

    New York City launched City Record Online, a fully searchable database for all public notices, land sales and contract awards.

  • broadband and health metrics in virginia

    FCC maps intersection of broadband and health in Virginia

    Besides population and download speeds, the maps show the number of primary care providers per county, online access to health information, obesity prevalence and broadband provider distribution.

  • 5-state data clearinghouse cuts duplicate benefits payments

    5-state data clearinghouse cuts duplicate benefits payments

    As people apply for assistance, the National Accuracy Clearinghouse flags duplicate identifying information from five states.

  • Arkansas to put "panic buttons" in every public school

    Arkansas to put "panic buttons" in every public school

    The state has teamed up with Rave Mobile Safety to give key personnel a mobile app that promises faster response to active shooter situations and other emergencies.

  • New York to deploy statewide emergency management software

    New York to deploy statewide emergency management software

    The technology is part of “NY Responds,” the state’s newly integrated approach to disaster preparedness and response.

  • 7 steps to securing open government

    7 steps to securing open government

    A case study of open data processes in Seattle yielded seven ways cities can better manage risk when opening their data.

  • The fight against health care fraud

    The fight against health care fraud

    Government and industry are developing increasingly sophisticated tools to see beyond the smoke screen of fraudulent claims for medical payments.

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