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Police body cameras: state courts could play central role in accountability

by Alex Koma • 3 years ago

As Donald Trump's entrance to the White House primes a new dynamic between the public and law enforcement, a new report suggests state courts step up their role as stewards of police accountability.

State

Civil rights advocates push for nationwide automatic voter registration bill

by Alex Koma • 3 years ago

A group of voting rights experts praised states for taking the lead in the area, but want to see Congress pass legislation to create a nationwide system to register voters automatically.

County & Local

Washington localities turn to text message archiving tool to comply with public records law

by Alex Koma • 3 years ago

A group of cities and counties in the state are hoping a new software can help them better manage texts sent by government employees.

State

FirstNet board sets nearly $6.6B budget as contract award nears

by Alex Koma • 3 years ago

The group overseeing the construction of a nationwide broadband network for first responders is getting its finances in order for the new fiscal year.

City

Federal data shows divide in internet adoption between rural, urban areas persists

by Alex Koma • 3 years ago

New analysis of 2015 data by NTIA researchers suggests that rural residents still aren't using the internet at the same clip as their urban counterparts.

Education

AT&T fined for allegedly overcharging Florida schools through E-Rate program

by Alex Koma • 3 years ago

The Federal Communications Commission claims the company substantially overcharged two Florida school districts to provide basic telecom services.

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