States are boosting earned income tax credits for working families as the Great Recession recedes and state finances improve.
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Motor City has come a long way from its bankruptcy seven months ago.
Four universities in California, Oregon and Washington state will get much needed money to improve ShakeAlert technology that’s been under development.
Oil boomtown mayor: "We have come a long way since we were a tent city."
On the 25th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act’s signing, a new policy brief argues governments should be doing more for civil rights when it comes to procurement.
Also: The standardized testing backlash continues and Arizona closes its state genealogical library.
By sharing code, jurisdictions can cut IT development costs and better use resources. But it’s “a matter of cultural change.”
Harnessing municipal data, it’s easier to prioritize where to concentrate inspection efforts. And GitHub makes it easier for other cities to use the city’s model.
Agricultural interests insist they’re doing their part but most growers don’t use efficient drip agriculture and several counties have banned drought-tolerant crops.
If an outdated airport is “un-New York,” according to Governor Andrew Cuomo, then what’s a crumbling subway system?