State & Local

 
  • Gigabit Internet comes to KC public housing

    Gigabit Internet comes to KC public housing

    The Kansas City Housing Authority is working with Google to bring free gigabit Internet to over 1,300 families in the metro area.

  • Dashboard shows bed availability for substance abuse treatment

    With information collected from state-certified treatment providers, the Bed Availability Dashboard lets users search for openings by location, age and gender.

  • FirstNet

    FirstNet responds to integration concerns

    Members of Congress questioned the security and integration of the Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network.

  • Videoconferencing helps local gov deliver citizen services

    Videoconferencing helps local gov deliver citizen services

    Tools that let agencies leverage technology to provide face-to-face assistance give them a new way to get the job done.

  • California’s step-by-step solution for its new Child Welfare System

    California’s step-by-step solution for its new Child Welfare System

    The state will divide the massive procurement into smaller RFPs to deliver user-validated services faster and reduce the risk of large system failure.

  • healthcare data security

    NJ takes on cyber threats to health care

    The New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell is working to enhance threat information sharing among health care providers.

  • How crime stats can lie

    How crime stats can lie

    Nonstandard data that requires caveats, qualifications and explanations makes meaningful analysis and comparisons among jurisdictions nearly impossible.

  • Hackers target local law enforcement systems

    Hackers target local law enforcement systems

    As police departments move to electronic data transmission and storage, they are increasingly vulnerable to cyberattack.

  • Free, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots launch in NYC

    Free, high-speed Wi-Fi hotspots launch in NYC

    The LinkNYC project intends to install 7,500 Link kiosks across the five boroughs by 2020 that will provide gigabit Wi-Fi, charging stations and web access through a built-in tablet.

  • How local government can manage technology risk

    How local government can manage technology risk

    A recent report outlines how local governments can manage common types of technology-related risks.

  • Census of Governments moves toward electronic data collection

    Census of Governments moves toward electronic data collection

    Census of Governments aims to improve accuracy of the data and ease the burden of collection on state and local governments.

  • Boston’s CityScore tracks runs, hits and errors in service delivery

    Boston’s CityScore tracks runs, hits and errors in service delivery

    The CityScore analytics dashboard gives Boston officials and residents a Fenway-inspired way see metrics on city performance.

  • ID check at military installation

    DOD requires Real ID-compliant driver’s licenses for facility access

    The Defense Department will no long accept the driver’s licenses or state-issued identification from Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Washington and American Samoa for entrance to its facilities.

  • SAVER: A Consumer Reports for first responders

    SAVER: A Consumer Reports for first responders

    The System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders features objective assessments and validations on commercial equipment and systems.