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Report: State, Local Officials Take Action to Control Low-Altitude Drone Flights

State and local authorities have passed laws to preemptively regulate drone flights as questions arise on the coverage of the Federal Aviation Administration‘s authority on U.S. airspace, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Jack Nicas writes that the rising use of drones, particularly among private citizens, has caused privacy and safety concerns and raised discussion on policies for low-altitude …

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Profile: Richard McKinney, CIO of Transportation Department

Richard McKinney was appointed chief information officer of the Transportation Department in May 2013 following years of work in the private sector and in local and state government. He is formerly a senior fellow at the Center for Digital Government, a government technology adviser for Microsoft‘s state and local government division and CIO …

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AWS’ Steve Halliwell: State, Local Agencies Eye Cloud Tools for Collaboration

State and local government agencies are turning to cloud computing technologies with the goal of achieving faster application deployments and agility for IT projects, Government Technology reported Wednesday. David Raths reports that the sector has seen many cloud initiatives for operations and public services, as well as sophisticated projects that aim to leverage available tools in …

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