State & Local Government

ICMA SmartBrief

News for local government professionals

ICMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International City/County Management Association

Alaska city government to give teens work experience

8/28/2014

  • Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (Alaska)

High-school students in Fairbanks, Alaska, will combine learning with work experience in a partnership between schools and city government. Fire prevention, human resources and engineering are possibl… 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

Preteens raise money for $90,000 playground

8/28/2014

  • Chicago Sun-Times (free registration)

Two 12-year-olds in Chicago have raised more than $50,000 for a playground that is expected to cost $90,000. Most of the money has been raised from individual donors. The nonprofit KaBoom! is assistin… Read More