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Lawyer: Here’s what's important for local governments planning to acquire drones

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Tom Gemmell at the national law firm Polsinelli tells what's important for local governments that are planning to acquire drones to perform municipal tasks.

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The growing threat of ransomware

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NIC Director of Information Security Rodney Caudle explains how government agencies can best guard against the threat of ransomware.

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Contractors have increased confidence in the government market

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Onvia’s third annual survey of government contractor sales expectations shows contractors are optimistic about the government market.

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Gallery: Catalogs and brochures for products that help governments get the job done

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Learn about new products for governments in the catalogs and brochures presented in this gallery.

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Detroit tax collectors crack down on evasion

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For approximately 7,000 tax-evading individuals and businesses in Detroit, it may be time to pay up.

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Providence council president steps down amid calls for resignation, embezzlement accusations

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Providence, R.I.’s city council president has resigned after being charged with two felonies.

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Four new tools that are helping protect vulnerable children

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Smart Cities Council Compassionate Cities Initiative Editor Liz Enbysk describes data analysis methods government officials can use in the fight against opioid abuse and its effects on vulnerable chil

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Microsoft in the Modern Workplace

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Technology has changed the face of modern business, so much so that technology is absolutely necessary in order to get the vast majority of work done

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Why Accurate Data is Crucial to Effective Asset Management

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Are you making the most out of your asset management data?

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Tow device helps safely move dumpsters

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The WasteCaddy dumpster tow aids in moving dumpsters.

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Technology improves driver safety and cuts costs through effective monitoring

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The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office in Washington state has installed a Telogis telematics device on each of the agency's 160 patrol vehicles.

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The best ways to save money and time with an MSP

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Does your agency have temporary workers?

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A growth market: sit-stand workstations and standing desks (with related video)

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Ergotron’s Wellness Manager, Betsey Banker, offers her thoughts on the value of standing desks and related products in the workplace.

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U.S. cities with the highest and lowest concentrations of economic factors

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Cities enact rules requiring gender-neutral restrooms in municipal buildings

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Cities across the country are enacting rules to designate city facility restrooms as gender-neutral.

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6 do’s and don’ts for online passwords

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SIGNiX CTO John Harris presents best practices for creating secure online passwords.

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Virtual check-in speeds service in Florida county (with related video)

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At the Orange County, Fla., tax office, the QLess customer experience platform enables virtual check-in for faster service and shorter wait times.

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App enables passengers to keep tabs on bus location

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Olean, N.Y., has partnered with Passio Technologies to install an automated vehicle-tracking platform on the Olean Area Transit System.

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Public outcry over police department disbandment leads town to reverse their decision

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There was major public outcry when the Forest Lake, Minn., city council voted to disband its police department.

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5 cities, 5 efforts to fix food deserts

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Smart Cities Council Compassionate Cities initiative Editor Liz Enbysk describes 5 cities' efforts to use technology and policy to get low-income communities better access to healthy foods.

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Lawsuit accuses Mississippi sheriff’s department of unfair racial profiling

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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Mississippi is suing the Madison County, Miss., Sheriff’s Department (MCSD) in a federal lawsuit for unfairly targeting black residents for unconstitutio

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New industry standard for equipment valuation

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EquipmentWatch now offers Orderly Liquidation Values (OLV) for construction, lift and access, and agricultural equipment as part of its existing values solution.

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Bold lighting makes California garage a highly visible landmark

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A county parking garage in San Diego has a distinctive architectural lighting scheme from Acclaim Lighting.

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Better behavior on both sides of the badge

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Body-worn cameras are improving transparency, integrity and legitimacy in America’s police departments

Body-worn cameras ar

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Chicago launches website featuring scrubbed EPA climate change data

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A new Chicago government website has posted climate change information and data that the Trump Administration had removed from the Environmental Protection Agency’s website.

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The truth about law enforcement's use of facial recognition technology

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Retired NYPD officer Roger Rodriguez, who helped establish the NYPD's first facial recognition technology (FRT) unit, discusses why FRT is a useful tool in law enforcement.

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Your new tech buying team

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Members of your technology buying team should represent the what, why and how of any purchase

Members of your technology buyi

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Waste cart design speeds material flow

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The 35-gallon Edge is a two-wheel residential waste container.

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Cooperative contract extends availability of detention supplies and products

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The National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA) has awarded a cooperative contract to Bob Barker Company for detention supplies.

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Airspace monitor helps reduce drone hazards at public events and public facilities

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Use the technology to detect drones in performance venues, prisons and other critical areas

San Francisco-based Dedrone works

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Texas governor signs immigration enforcement bill, gets mixed reaction

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Texas Gov.

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Puerto Rico files for bankruptcy; analysts urge investors to learn from ordeal

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Puerto Rico has filed for a bankruptcy-like restructuring of its $70 billion debt, and many analysts are strongly suggesting that it serve as a wake-up call to municipal bond investors.

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New Jersey community boosts productivity through cooperative contract

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Document management complete overhaul saves city nearly $45,000 a year

Ocean City, N.J., officials are using a cooperative do

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Four tips for municipalities and agencies as they position infrastructure projects for federal funding

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Attorney Fred Springer explains how local governments can best position their infrastructure projects for President Trump's infrastructure investments.

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Counties and cities explore needle exchanges to mitigate diseases spread through drug use

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As the opioid crisis continues to affect communities across the nation, some local governments are addressing the issue with needle exchanges to fight diseases spread through intravenous drug use.

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Local governments see mixed results with starting composting facilities, programs

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Municipal composting programs continue to grow in popularity, but some local governments are finding more success in the creation of these programs than others.

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Get rid of it!

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Darin Matthews discusses the challenges of surplus property disposal.

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Three ways sharing data is advancing cities

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Smart Cities Council Editor Kevin Ebi explains how sharing data between cities and the public can benefit local governments.

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Des Moines plans new public works facility, faces backlash from existing property owners

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Des Moines, Iowa, plans to build a new $70 million municipal services/public works center.

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Trump names advisor to prioritize infrastructure projects

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President Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan is one step closer to being reality with the selection of Norman F.

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The 10 most overweight metro areas in America

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Personal finance site Wallethub ranked the 100 most populated U.S.

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For park and rec: Frozen slush machine

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Gold Medal is introducing a new frozen slush machine.

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Integrated Mosquito Management Program: The Key to Complete Control

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There are over 700 mosquito abatement districts and numerous other government agencies in the United States charged with protecting their communities from threats posed by mosquitoes

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Southern cities remove Confederate symbols from public areas

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Some southern cities are mobilizing to remove Confederacy symbols from their areas.

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Taxation placation

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The strategies counties use to devise new taxes and get voters on board with them

Counties use various strategies to devise n

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Mapping addiction

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Richard Leadbeater

How GIS can be a powerful tool in the fight agai

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Technology ushers governments into the age of the digital office

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Technical writer Tim Wacker explains how document management software can help governments handle continuously expanding workloads.

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Students acquire practical skills in Kent State University’s MPA offering (with related video)

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Kent State University's Daniel P.

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New national cooperative contract awarded to provide travel management services

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UNIGLOBE Travel Designers has been awarded a national cooperative contract to provide travel management services to government agencies and educational institutions throughout the U.S.

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Detroit’s water department threatens shutoff for nearly 18,000 homes

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On April 19, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) began shutting down water service for some residents who have failed to keep up payments.

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