Gov 2.0 News

February 23, 2012

As Nevada becomes the first state in the country to approve self-driving cars, Robert Bruegmann considers what changes to the built environment driverless cars could have.
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A new program would require banks to send officials to court who have the power to alter loans to keep people in their homes.

Police officers in some towns are getting another set of eyes, wearable cameras that capture the officer's and the suspects' every move.

Researchers will use National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence to develop new products and services to combat cybersecurity threats faced by U.S. government agencies and companies.

February 22, 2012

February 18, 2012

Zak Stone reports on a campaign in Chattanooga, Tennessee to distill the city's artistic and entrepreneurial spirit into a font, and asks the question - can a font help a city make a comeback?
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Users can use the app to watch IRS videos and check their tax return status on iPhones and Android devices.

February 17, 2012

Kate Linthicum reports on a recently completed project in South Los Angeles to turn a former bus yard into a piece of stormwater infrastructure and a public amenity
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February 15, 2012

February 14, 2012

A North Carolina school district has quietly emerged as a model digital school, with thousands of laptops issued to students and test scores up across the board.

Descendants of the deceased sought to help locate burial grounds in order to commemorate the lives and deaths of those buried.

February 12, 2012

For some, it's a magic moment when they get their hands on their single biggest check of the year. And, that check may translate to more dough if you head to one of the city's free tax service sites.

As water becomes more precious, suppliers are beginning to overcome public aversion to treating and reusing wastewater.

Jane E. Brody reports on the safety features New York City has instituted as part of an ambitious effort to completely re-engineer city streets.
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February 8, 2012

State law requires those between 6 and 16 to regularly attend school. But several states have sought to raise the age limit in recent years to reduce the drop-out rate.

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