STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | A Conn. city may prohibit pedestrian cellphone use in crosswalks; Colo. new autonomous vehicle pilot for construction zones; and Wyo. governor applauds Trump executive order on environmental review.
The Windy City plans to sue the federal government and “will continue to stand up to President Trump and his Justice Department.”
Community solar can drastically expand the base of people and business that can access solar power. But regulating the evolving industry is tricky.
Boston's march against racism deflated the far right's ability to mobilize publicly while remaining peaceful.
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | Oregon city asks people not to use eclipse glasses it gave away; Boston police praised for keeping the peace; and an Idaho lawmaker says an Obama plot for Charlottesville violence is “completely plausible.”
A massive influx of visitors to places along the “path of totality” is a public safety challenge and operational challenge.
“The legislature has shown disregard, even hostility, to the fundamental principle of home rule,” Boca Raton Mayor Susan Haynie said at last week’s Florida League of Cities annual conference.
“We need to be very thoughtful in talking about trade issues,” Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, said this spring during a joint news conference with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne.
Mayors say Charlottesville was a “clarion call to create stronger cultures of kindness and compassion in all of our communities.”
Few of the cities that are part of the navigation app’s Connected Citizens data-sharing program actually do anything with the anonymized trip information they receive because of the volume.
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | Montana’s wildfire funding running dry; Peoria’s new apprenticeship program; and a N.Y. public information officer’s unfortunate “butt dial.”