State & Local Government

ICMA SmartBrief

News for local government professionals

ICMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International City/County Management Association

Calif. mayor plans veto on minimum wage increase

7/30/2014

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer says he will veto an ordinance passed by the City Council that calls for minimum wage to be raised incrementally to $11.50 per hour in 2017. The council likely has enou… Read More

Public Safety SmartBrief

News for emergency communications and response professionals

Public Safety SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Emergency Number Association

LTE mobile network that uses satellites passes first test

7/29/2014

  • Government Computer News

Hughes Network Systems and Thales Defense & Security say their movable LTE mobile networking system, which operates using satellites, succeeded in its first test. The companies see the mobile network … 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 win almost every workplace battle

7/30/2014

  • Inc. online (free registration)

Win workplace battles or avoid them altogether by "owning the question" that cuts to the heart of the situation, Geoffrey James writes. For instance, instead of requesting money to implement one of yo… Read More

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