- Written by American City & County Administrator
- 1st June 2005
Fortifying networks for prolonged telework: the pandemic and beyondThe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on telework was swift and profound. By early April, about half of the American workforce, including state and local government workers, was telecommuting full-time. In a reversal of the prevailing trend of minimizing work-from-home options for government employees, department heads including 61 percent of local governments directed staff to […]
Ohio governor wants to ban local governments from regulating single-use plasticsThe pandemic has brought about a slew of new sanitation initiatives, including the discontinued use of reusable bags at many retail locations. Now that more is known about COVID-19 transmission, stores are once again allowing customers to bring their own bags, and cities are hitting play on their sustainability initiatives once again. Ohio Governor Mike […]
The top 10 states for voter representation on Election DayAmong all states headed into the 2020 general election, which ones have voting populations that are the most demographically representative of their entire electorates?
Sample Message Templates for Wildfire NotificationsWildfires have the potential to cause large-scale devastation to lives, property and businesses. And now with a pandemic placing additional stress on resources and creating new requirements for wildfire procedures, this wildfire season has had its own unique set of challenges. From the time a wildfire is reported to the time a resident receives an […]