State & Local Government

ICMA SmartBrief

News for local government professionals

ICMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International City/County Management Association

Texas assistant city manager tapped for interim role

5/5/2015

  • KXII-TV (Ardmore, Okla.)

Jud Rex, assistant city manager of Denison, Texas, is set to become interim city manager Saturday. Read More

Public Safety SmartBrief

News for emergency communications and response professionals

Public Safety SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Emergency Number Association

Drones give firefighters new aerial views

5/5/2015

  • WSMV-TV (Nashville, Tenn.)

Firefighters in Clayton County, Ga., say drones equipped with video technology give them aerial views of fires they lacked in the past. Drones are especially helpful when firefighters need to see the … Read More

NRPA SmartBrief

News for professionals working in parks and recreation

NRPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Recreation and Parks Association

How to get the most out of outdoor activities

5/5/2015

  • Lima News (Ohio), The

Getting outdoors matters, but it doesn't all have to be intensive exercise, Lindsay Friedman writes. Other options include outdoor yoga; family activities like miniature golf or gardening; and swimmin… Read More