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Anti-drone systems could keep contraband out of Ohio prisons

by • 1 year ago

Detection and jamming systems could help state officials stop drones from dropping drugs and phones into prisons, if they can navigate a muddled regulatory environment.

Trump administration expected to nix vehicle-to-vehicle communications mandate

by • 1 year ago

In the near-term, the administration may abandon a technology thought to be one of the most effective — and expensive — ways to improve roadway safety.

U.S. ranks 4th in open data, with leadership by cities and states helping support the numbers

by • 2 years ago

An analysis finds that federal programs have lost ground, but other levels of government are making strides.

6 reasons Trump’s infrastructure plan falls short

by • 2 years ago

Commentary: A policy and research manager from public transit planning platform Remix says the major initiative has major problems, including needlessly pitting transportation projects against other priorities like broadband, energy, veterans hospitals and water systems.

Judge: NYC can destroy immigration data tied to municipal IDs

by • 2 years ago

Pending appeal, a Staten Island judge ruled the city can discard all immigration records, effectively protecting them from seizure by federal authorities.

New York opens legal hotline to help refugees impacted by Trump's 'Muslim ban'

by • 2 years ago

Free legal help will assist state residents separated from friends and family following new immigration policy instated by the president.

How 2017 will transform broadband opportunities for local governments

by • 2 years ago

Commentary: Christopher Mitchell of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance predicts new connectivity opportunities and an altered broadband landscape as a pro-business Trump administration prepares to disrupt the status quo.

Opinion: Post-Trump, local governments need to focus on engagement, not just policy

by • 2 years ago

This is how city leaders can use technology to win back trust and save democracy.

Trump could electrify local broadband or decimate competition, panel says

by • 2 years ago

The president-elect says infrastructure repair is a crucial component of making America great again, leaving industry pundits to wonder if broadband will be included.

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