Justice Dept. unveils criminal justice data-sharing program for state and local government

A new initiative strives to bring new data tools and encourage use of data-driven decision making in criminal justice systems in every state.

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Montana latest state to build broadband coverage map

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Montana selected the analytics firm Lightbox to develop a statewide broadband coverage map, not content with a shortage of federal data.

Improving mission services through AI

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A new StateScoop documentary explores how agencies are using AI and ML technology to analyze and process both structured and unstructured data more quickly.

GIS group says states progressing on data, yet gaps remain

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The National States Geographic Information Council's biennial report shows states are advancing on GIS efforts, but are still far from perfect.

New York transit pilots to test surface cleaning tech, bus optimization

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Three startups selected by the Transit Tech Lab plan to test new technologies aimed at reliability and cleanliness.

Louisville, Ky., hires first-ever 'director of innovation'

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Eric Burnette, a former senior policy adviser with Louisville's economic development arm, said he's targeting grant funding in the new role.

New mayors need data to succeed, says Bloomberg Philanthropies

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Bloomberg Philanthropies urged new mayors to use existing technology initiatives to avoid having to "reinvent the wheel" of government innovation.

New York City highlights 2021 technology achievements

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Advances in digital services, universal broadband, emerging technologies and inclusive innovation topped a new report.

New York City to prohibit AI-based hiring

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A new city law blocks businesses from screening job applicants with AI-based tools, but it only applies to residents of the five boroughs.

Maryland health agency resumes posting COVID-19 data

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State officials said they can once again provide updates about new infections, deaths and testing averages.

Maryland's COVID-19 data still limited weeks after cyberattack

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The Maryland Department of Health has not been able to provide updates on several key metrics since the Dec. 5 incident.