If states want to dig themselves out from the difficulties of mass incarceration, they can begin by creating employment programs for newly released inmates.
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Watch out Austin and Dallas: Local single-use plastic bag rules that irk the new governor are “restricting the flow of commerce,” according to a state representative.
First responders in the Sacramento area now have some new high-tech watercraft for mutual aid rescue operations.
Critics say the initiative has practically made it a crime to be homeless.
Was it a fluke or something to trumpet? Grand Rapids stays characteristically modest.
Lawmakers in Albany grill state CIO Maggie Miller, who affirms the Cuomo administration’s controversial guidelines: It’s “consistent with accepted practice.”
A growing number of state legislators are introducing measures aimed at protecting the electric grid from catastrophic events.
The metal fixtures, already used in European cities, support riders as they wait at intersections.
Sun City doesn’t have a mayor and there’s no local government. But there’s a Sheriff’s Posse and plenty of residents in orange safety vests.
The two cities had petitioned commissioners to block state red tape that limits expansion of high-speed networks built by local governments.