State and local 911 call centers increasingly are besieged by pranksters and buggy software. Next-generation technology may provide relief, but few states or localities can afford it without help.
Experts debate raising money from repatriation of offshore profits, tout importance of municipal bonds.
President Trump “wants to make sure FEMA is responsive ... and make sure that we’re there for you.”
“I think if we waited for Washington to sort themselves out, we wouldn’t vote for anything,” one Kansas state senator told Route Fifty.
“We want the marketplace to organically build this thing out,” according to City Manager Harry Black.
The new Republican provision to allow states to deny health assistance for lacking employment will only make the program worse.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Repairing Ferguson’s ‘tattered’ image; Philly mayor’s plan hits roadblock; and Alaska may give green light to Uber and Lyft.
To cool the “urban heat islands” that they’ve become, cities are planting trees and more trees.
Women workers in some might not achieve wage equality until the 22nd century, new research suggests.
Among the constraints the ratings agency noted in a report issued Tuesday: “There is no bipartisan agreement on how to fund such investment.”