Artificial intelligence certainly has benefits, but some say they could be outweighed by its drawbacks Governing Have a question about taxes, vehicle licensing or simply need the phone number for a state agency? If you live in Mississippi, just ask Alexa, Amazon’s digital assistant that has been programmed to also work with state and local […]Read More →
‘USA TODAY’ picks one for each state ‘that moved us’ The year began with Donald Trump assuming the mantle of 45th president of the United States. The day after he was inaugurated, more than 2 million people across the world called for a “revolution” as a bulwark against the new administration they feared would roll back […]Read More →
I’m sure you don’t feel like a jerk. Nobody does. Few of us like to believe anything negative about ourselves By Oliver Burkeman | The Guardian Do you think it’s possible you might be a jerk? It’s a rude question, I know, but not a totally absurd one. After all, we’re surrounded by jerks – […]Read More →
News from Neighboring States for Dec. 16, 2017: Blaze northwest of Los Angeles expected to return with a vengeance over the weekend.
Thomas wildfire grows as Southern California braces for powerful winds A quarter of Denver renters are severely burdened by prices, Harvard study says Nevada: Federal agent alleges U.S. misconduct, cover-up in Bundy Ranch trial Utah County commissioner accused of sexual harassment was previously investigated for spanking female students New Mexico: Medical pot enrollment jumps 77 […]Read More →
State attorneys general are now threatening lawsuits against the federal government’s repeal of “net neutrality” rules. New York’s attorney general says he’ll lead a multistate lawsuit to stop the Federal Communications Commission’s rollback of rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet. Democrat Eric Schneiderman has been investigating fake public comments submitted to the FCC […]Read More →
“There should not be a reason for anyone to feel unwelcome at the Senate,” said Sen. Katie Hobbs By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times A move by Senate leadership to update the chamber’s harassment policy is provoking some criticism over what is not included. The comprehensive new policy, the first […]Read More →
Arpaio finally wins one By Megan Cassidy | The Republic A panel of eight jurors decided Thursday evening that plaintiffs in a civil trial against former Sheriff Joe Arpaio had not met their burden to prove the lawman maliciously prosecuted Arizona U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake’s son and his then-wife. However, the U.S. District Judge Neil […]Read More →
News from Neighboring States for Dec. 15, 2017: 3 California electric plants are no longer economical to run at current electricity prices.
Batteries could replace three California power plants New Mexico: Xcel wind farm agreement includes local spending pledge Utah: After grumbling about Grand Staircase monument, House committee looks at creating a new, smaller national park “Gentrification moves fast”: A hard look at economic displacement in Denver’s most historic black neighborhood Star Wars fans storm Las Vegas […]Read More →