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'Digital Equity Act' proposes $250 million annually for cities, states
Advocates for the legislation say it's the other, missing half of the current growing national investment in broadband infrastructure.
Rise in natural disasters should push more local governments toward cloud computing, expert says
As natural disasters increase in frequency and intensity, moving data to the cloud can be a saving grace for local governments that face climate-based emergencies.
National League of Cities announces data workshop series
Together with Results for America, the advocacy group hopes to bring data resources and education to more cities.
Communities lament 'rising tide' of broadband preemption
Municipal officials attending a National League of Cities conference pushed back against state laws preempting local authority on broadband.
Report urges cities to consider equity as they adopt emerging tech
Autonomous vehicles, cryptocurrencies, and body worn cameras each could have unintended consequences on vulnerable populations, according to new research from the National League of Cities.
National Science Foundation offers $100 million for wireless research hubs
Applications are open for projects that would create real-world test beds for connectivity and advanced wireless technology.
Congressional advocates for city-run broadband revive their effort
Six U.S. senators have introduced a bill that would give cities the right to create their own broadband networks when traditional providers are too expensive or too slow.
Association of Counties, League of Cities join forces with Public Technology Institute
A new partnership to bring more advanced tech programming to local officials is "more than just the shaking of hands."
Smart city report urges interoperability, partnerships and outcomes over innovation
A new report from the National League of Cities issues practical recommendations to city leaders pursuing smart city tech.