State & Local

 
  • mobile tools for public safety

    How mobility and instant data sharing can transform public safety

    When a mobile device and applications ecosystem enhances and optimizes business process, it can speed response and boost information quality.

  • National Guard cyber protection teams

    National Guard expands cyber protection teams

    A joint New York-New Jersey team was one of 13 new cyber units the Guard announced it would activate throughout 23 states by the end of fiscal year 2019.

  • Code for America opens police data in Indianapolis

    CfA, Indianapolis partner for open data toolkit for police data

    Code for America worked with the city to create Comport, an open data extract, transform and load toolkit uploads existing internal affairs data for open data portals.

  • Cook County property office streamlines taxing workflow

    Cook County property office streamlines taxing workflow

    The Illinois county went live with a web-based real property tax handling application that will cut down on some 78,000 paper documents filed with the county every month.

  • Illinois issues RFI for digital drivers license

    Illinois ponders digital driver’s license

    Illinois is exploring digital driver's licenses that could be accessed through a smartphone app.

  • How governments can close broadband gaps

    How governments can close broadband gaps

    A recent Brookings Institution report suggests how governments can improve local broadband connectivity rates.

  • Virginia cyber accelerator gains key sponsorship

    Virginia cyber accelerator gains key sponsorship

    Mach37's platinum sponsorship from General Dynamics Mission Systems will help leverage Virginia’s university, industry and government cybersecurity assets to produce new innovative products and companies.

  • Data-driven benchmarking: Keeping up with the government next door

    Data-driven benchmarking: Keeping up with the government next door

    In support of data-driven decision making, a new tool from OpenGov lets officials compare their performance with that of their peers.

  • DOT dangles big money to encourage cities

    DOT dangles big money to encourage cities' smart transportation efforts

    The Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge will award up to $50 million to a medium-sized city to develop a data-driven transportation infrastructure.

  • Virginia turns attention to the cyber talent shortage

    Virginia turns attention to the cyber talent shortage

    Public- and private-sector officials discuss cybersecurity workforce issues at the inaugural Commonwealth Conference on Cyber and Education.

  • NYC clarifies open data policies

    NYC clarifies open data policies

    Five measures will make the city’s open data portal's store of information more accessible.

  • NY releases See Something, Send Something app

    NY releases See Something, Send Something app

    The smartphone app lets users who spot suspicious activity quickly send a photo or message to authorities.

  • Arkansas health exchange website

    As Obamacare turns 3, state exchanges mature

    Back-end improvements to the state health care marketplaces are making them viable options to Healthcare.gov.

  • Smaller cities vie to be the next silicon valley

    Smaller cities vie to be the next silicon valley

    Across the nation, cities of all sizes are trying to build 21st century economies by providing money and expertise to startups and clustering tech companies in millennial-friendly neighborhoods.