King County, Washington, bans facial recognition
The county, which includes Seattle, became the first county government to institute an outright ban on the controversial surveillance technology.
Mobile voting arrives for 1.2 million Seattle-area voters
Voters around Seattle will be able to use a smartphone to cast ballots for a seat on an environmental board, but warnings about online voting still abound.
LocalSmart county winners focus on transformative services
The winners of the GoldenGov: County Executive of the Year LocalSmart Awards say they emphasized efficiency in their tech leadership.
Transparency advocates rebuke open records rollbacks in Washington state
Two bills advancing in the legislature would remove items like birth dates of state employees from public disclosure, in the name of privacy.
King County CIO Bill Kehoe heads to Los Angeles
After seven years with the Washington county, the IT leader says he's ready for a new challenge.