State and local governments are preparing for a powerful tropical system to move up the Southeast coast: “We’re looking at Friday night into Saturday, or Friday afternoon into Saturday, being pretty brutal,” says South Carolina’s governor.
Mayors are using an unusual tool to address issues like environmental stewardship and public safety: public art.
“If people can see it, then it has to be beautiful,” says Joseph Riley.
On the heels of travel-related Zika cases, the county used a spray that’s effective in controlling mosquitos, and highly toxic to bees.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Iowa's 'moderate' cybersecurity risk; Vermont's 'geographic disparity'; and 'Clock Kid's' family suing Texas school district
Baltimore’s mayor at No. 1 makes sense, but the top tweeters based on audience, frequency, responsiveness, engagement and influence might surprise you.
Public library systems, water systems, law enforcement and health departments have all been recently targeted by the cyberattack tactic.
Also in our news roundup: Jersey City’s minimum wage hike; Sacramento’s Seattle inspiration; and a squirrel monkey is not a “commonly kept animal.”
Several states seek to take advantage of an improved commercial real estate market by selling old, underutilized or high-maintenance office buildings.
Officials are having trouble convincing some residents to evacuate in advance of coming floodwaters that may not recede for 12 days, Gov. Nikki Haley says.
In the saturated Palmetto State, 40,000 are without water and at least 11 are dead as the disaster continues to unfold. "We are not out of the woods," says Gov. Nikki Haley.
The storm itself may stay offshore, but that doesn’t mean there won’t be problems on land.
Mayor Joe Riley cites the “extraordinary cooperation” of law enforcement. And now that a suspect is in custody, the “necessary process of the healing together” can begin.
To get tax scofflaws to pay up, some states are publishing their names and the amounts they owe on public websites.
Berkeley County, S.C., is using AppArrest as a way to reach millennials almost a year after the unsolved shooting death of a woman in the community.
Why many cities should probably simply ignore what New Yorkers think—and write—about them.
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