Bloomberg launches 'Local Infrastructure Hub' to help cities get grant funding

Bloomberg Philanthropies and other groups unveiled the Local Infrastructure Hub, a program that helps communities get grant funding.

county & local news

What the MSP alert means for local governments

by • 7 days ago

An alert from the U.S. and its allies about threats against managed service providers is a "wakeup call" for companies that local governments depend upon.

Miami-Dade County targets sustainability, ocean health with new partnerships

by • 1 week ago

Miami-Dade County plans to fit businesses with water meters, research sustainable technologies and create a startup-in-residence program.

Remote work boom was 'biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution'

by • 1 week ago

The top HR official from Hennepin County, Minnesota, said the shift to remote work was the biggest change in centuries.

VOIP upgrade 'isn't sexy, it's just good government,' CIO says

by • 1 week ago

Cook County, Illinois, recently completed a five-year, $25 million upgrade from traditional phone lines to voice-over-IP.

Months after ransomware attack, Bernalillo County, N.M., adopts cybersecurity policy

by • 3 weeks ago

Bernalillo County, which was hit with ransomware in early January, adopted a new cybersecurity policy, including multi-factor authentication.

U.S. Digital Response launches new election program

by • 3 weeks ago

The civic-tech nonprofit recently received a large donation to expand its services for election officials, like voter information websites.

As ERP upgrade wraps up, Cuyahoga County, Ohio's 'mad dash' ends

by • 1 month ago

A long-delayed ERP upgrade is nearing completion, freeing up resources to "optimize" the county's technology, its CIO said.

Ransomware is 'straining' local government services, FBI says

by • 2 months ago

Ransomware continues to have "significant repercussions," and malicious actors' tactics are evolving, according to a bureau advisory.

Cuyahoga County, Ohio, may finally have a new ERP

by • 2 months ago

After years of missed deadlines and cost overruns, the county of 1.2 million is eyeing the finish line on phase one of a major IT upgrade.

K-12 cyber incidents are drastically undercounted, group says

by • 2 months ago

Weak disclosure requirements mean we don't have a full accounting of cyber incidents involving schools, according to K12 Six's annual report.