Montana lieutenant governor praises ‘transformative’ effect of IT on citizen services
From a net neutrality policy to shared enterprise infrastructure agreements, IT is creating better and faster services for citizens, says Mike Cooney, deputy to Montana Gov. Steve Bullock.
How Austin turned to social media to get the word out during March bombings
Austin Mayor Steve Adler says technology played a huge role in helping to find the perpetrator while social media services like Twitter helped keep residents notified of potential threats.
Code for America's founder wants to defend democracy with user-centered design
Jennifer Pahlka says American government has the tools to function more effectively and fairly — it just needs "a little help."
As public safety tech advances, policy remains 'light years behind'
A panel of experts at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, say institutional barriers are blocking progress promised by new technologies in policing.
Mayors pledge to refuse business from vendors opposed to net neutrality rules
A group of city and county leaders are encouraging others from around the country to join their "name and shame" campaign.
On final day, New Hampshire reverses FirstNet decision and opts in
Gov. Chris Sununu announced his intention to opt-in to the nationwide network for first responders after previously deciding to opt-out and go with an alternative vendor.