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Ready founder Jase Wilson, right, and Ready’s vice president of community engagement and strategic partnerships, Scott Woods speak at the U.S. Conference of Mayors winter meeting in Washington on Jan. 18, 2023. (U.S. Conference of Mayors)

Mayors urged to pounce on federal broadband grants

"You can get screwed if you don’t act fast," an executive of a company that builds software for ISPs told the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Mayor Sharon Weston Broome, U.S. Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta, and San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg speak during a session on hate crimes and online extremism at the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington, D.C. (Scoop News Group)

Mayors explore ways to combat online hate and extremism

Amid reports of hate crimes in some cities, several mayors said they're exploring ways to confront online extremism.
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Anne Neuberger, the deputy national security adviser for cyber and emerging threats, speaks about the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack at the White House on May 10. (Drew Angerer / Getty Images)

Mayors meet with NSC’s cyber lead as ransomware crisis continues

Anne Neuberger, the deputy national security adviser for cyber, discussed the Biden administration's ransomware strategy with a group of mayors, the White House said.