As the state’s budget situation worsens, revenue estimates are revised downward.
While the state maintains primacy in regulating oil and gas drilling, activist groups have been pushing hard for more municipal and county control.
And a bigger question: Is the widespread adoption of the smart cities model really just six to 10 years away?
Nevertheless, health care spending remains a potential source of long-term fiscal pressure for states and localities.
In Harrisburg, Tom Wolf warns that the state risks a ‘fiscal catastrophe’ as tensions with General Assembly lawmakers show no signs of abating.
The Mile High City has been seeking a unified, cost-saving IT strategy since 2005.
The Maryland General Assembly overrode Governor Larry Hogan's veto.
Seventy-seven municipalities pitched their transportation visions for a shot at the $40 million in winnings.
“All these new, promising data sets may one day become useful, helpful information that many can use to improve health.”
New hepatitis C drugs boast cure rates of at least 95 percent. But states are restricting their use for Medicaid patients and prisoners because the cost is so high.
Instead of viewing them as a nuisance, local leaders have been expanding recreational infrastructure and planning efforts.