State & Local Government

ICMA SmartBrief

News for local government professionals

ICMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International City/County Management Association

Mo. city council delays meeting to find bigger space

8/26/2014

  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The Ferguson, Mo., City Council has postponed a meeting because of space constraints. As it searches for a larger venue, the city is distributing comment cards to residents and creating an online foru… Read More

Public Safety SmartBrief

News for emergency communications and response professionals

Public Safety SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Emergency Number Association

Wash. state creates video to teach people about FirstNet

8/26/2014

  • EmergencyMgmt.com

Washington state has created a six-minute video explaining FirstNet to citizens. The video features public safety officials talking about the nationwide broadband network for first responders and desc… Read More

NRPA SmartBrief

News for professionals working in parks and recreation

NRPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Recreation and Parks Association

Tribal lands become a haven for rare species in the Northern Plains

8/25/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Tribal reservations in the Northern Great Plains are working to restore rare wildlife to their native habits. Many of the animals can only thrive in unplowed temperate grassland, which represents the … Read More