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Revamped N.B. Local Governance Act to be reviewed after 7-year period

Changes to the laws regarding how municipalities govern themselves will be reviewed in a much more timely manner as the New Brunswick government plans to revisit the Local Governance Act after a seven-year time frame. 368 more words


City of Boston, Massachusetts Launches New Data Hub

The city of Boston has launched a data hub. “Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT) today launched Analyze Boston, the City’s open data hub. 59 more words

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State Scoop: Portland's new crime map shows how far data transparency has come

State Scoop: Portland’s new crime map shows how far data transparency has come. “Cities once merely dumped their data online without a plan. Today, portals like this one are shaping policy and guiding grander designs in community engagement and policing.”

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Poll: Should municipalities that use state police for protection have to pay for those services?

HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa.– Today, State Representative, Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, is hosting a news conference to unveil his plan that would implement a fee to municipalities who rely on Pennsylvania State Police to provide local police services. 258 more words


Basic need or civil right?

Mount Laurel I was a response to people being kicked out of their original places of residence, and relocated to under developed areas. It was a response to those people then being excluded from living in the… 301 more words

Some Fukushima municipalities lack nuclear evacuation plans as no-entry orders lifted

Of the 11 municipalities in Fukushima Prefecture which came under evacuation orders after the 2011 Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant meltdowns, five do not have evacuation plans in case a nuclear accident occurs again, even though no-entry orders are gradually being lifted. 541 more words

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