A quiet movement to resuscitate deteriorating paved roads by converting them to gravel is proving popular.
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Connecticut government braces for revenue estimates; N.Y. gov. attempts to privatize horse-racing again; AFSCME may strike in Illinois
Inability to pay bail is often the only reason a pretrial defendant stays behind bars.
“The Legislature really needs to clarify what the public policy is going to be,” according to the city manager of Altamonte Springs, Florida.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Missouri's governor plans big higher ed cuts; Wisconsin city struggles with state limits on revenue; and more state legislative updates.
A massive eradication effort wiped out screwworms in the U.S. 35 years ago—but then they reappeared.
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.