In a Route Fifty Special Report, we take a look at issues like state budgeting for cyber defense, intergovernmental coordination, analytics and training for effective cyber response.
Supporters say it will help the state government be more effective in hiring and firing but opponents fear weakened worker protections.
Debate about funding levels reflects national discussion about whether states are investing enough to keep computer systems and data safe from hackers and other threats.
Also in our State & Local Weekend Digest: Mysterious odors in N.Y.’s Capital Region; Cincinnati boosts municipal minimum wage; and Oklahoma’s definition of rape.
89 percent of local government leaders recently surveyed had little or no knowledge of the requirements for digital accessibility.
Businesses, federal records and other third-party databases are full of valuable information.
High legal barriers in 10 states make it especially difficult to put solar panels on rooftops.
Rising housing prices have a lot to do with the migration.
The Green Mountain State could expand its electorate by thousands under a new law signed Thursday.
After a decade of battles, Republicans hope to call a referendum to amend the state constitution to require photo identification to cast a ballot.
A new Trulia report looks at which cities have the highest housing burdens.