A massive eradication effort wiped out screwworms in the U.S. 35 years ago—but then they reappeared.
Experts debate raising money from repatriation of offshore profits, tout importance of municipal bonds.
Yes, mobility is important, but every dollar invested to improve infrastructure is also a dollar invested in being better prepared for the next major disaster.
Prison officials fear inmates can use social media to commit crimes. But prisoner advocates say banning its use hampers a successful return to society.
Under a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, the troubled force will employ a variety of measures to protect constitutional rights and correct racial disparities.
New Orleans has $200 million, a multi-disciplinary team and a network of partners with which to address infrastructure needs ahead of future shocks and stresses.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s designation creates some questions for state and local elections administrators.
The latest round of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Innovation Teams program encourages cities to find solutions based on data analysis and a human-centered approach.
The share of population behind bars has fallen back to the 1998 level.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Chicago awaits major federal announcement on its policing practices; Cuomo’s ‘Buy American’ procurement push; and Seattle sends help to snowed-in Portland.
What are state governments doing to prevent a repeat of a public health crisis like the one that’s hobbled Scott County, Indiana?