State & Local

 
  • San Francisco seeks innovation fellows

    San Francisco seeks innovation fellows

    San Francisco has openings in the 2016 Mayor’s Innovation Fellows program for two civic innovators to help create new tools and processes to improve delivery of government services.

  • State prisons turn to telemedicine to improve health and save money

    State prisons turn to telemedicine to improve health and save money

    Vastly improved technology, electronic medical records and pressure to control ever rising medical costs have helped spur the growth of telemedicine in corrections.

  • Startup offers city websites as a service

    Startup offers city websites as a service

    ProudCity promises to take the pain out of site development for small and mid-sized city government.

  • Virginians get vital records at the DMV

    Virginians get vital records at the DMV

    Virginia’s Department of Health and the Department of Motor Vehicles have teamed up to issue copies of birth, marriage and divorce certificates at the DMV.

  • Austin 311

    Austin wants 311 app feedback

    By surveying the mobile app’s users, the city hopes to improve access to services and information.

  • NASCIO priorities

    Cybersecurity is job #1 for NASCIO

    The National Association of State Chief Information Officers named cybersecurity the top item in its advocacy agenda.

  • AT&T expands IoT portfolio

    AT&T expands IoT portfolio

    AT&T announced an Internet of Things smart city framework and a new set of IoT developer tools.

  • Census Business Builder: Regional Analyst Edition

    Census launches web tool for regional data analysis

    The Census Business Builder: Regional Analyst Edition lets users select the economic sector, location and data variables via an interactive map.

  • Government keeps autonomous trucking in gear

    Government keeps autonomous trucking in gear

    In its capacity as both a safety watchdog and a commercial vehicle user, government plays a role in the development of the automated vehicles -- for large fleets and consumer vehicles alike.

  • firstnet rfp released

    FirstNet RFP released

    After a year of consultation with industry and public safety officials, FirstNet released the final request for proposals for the nationwide, wireless, interoperable broadband communications network for first responders.

  • Feds back off on Real ID

    Feds back off on Real ID

    The federal government is backing off its demand that states bring their driver’s licenses and state ID cards to federal standards or see their residents face greater hassles at airports.

  • Adel Ebeid

    Philadelphia looking for a new CIO

    Following the resignation of Adel Ebeid late last year, Philadelphia is on the hunt for a new chief innovation officer.

  • NYC transit gets tech infusion

    NYC transit gets tech infusion

    The governor’s proposal will add cell and Wi-Fi service to underground train stations, mobile digital fare payments and more.

  • CTO Megan Smith and Office of Science and Technology Policy Deputy Director for Technology and Innovation Tom Kalil

    5 strategies for an innovation nation

    Speaking at CES in Las Vegas, CTO Megan Smith outlined the administration’s initiatives for an innovation ecosystem that encourages public, private and academic participation.


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