State and Local

There is now a crisis of regional imbalance at a continental scale that is throwing off disturbing side effects that cry out for response.
State and Local
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November 8, 2017
While the president called for a massive advertising campaign in the style of the “Just Say No” campaign, he did not announce any new funding for those on the frontlines, leaving entities such as the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with little room to move.
November 6, 2017
The State New Economy Index uses 25 indicators to measure the extent to which state economies are knowledge-based, globalized, entrepreneurial, IT-driven, and innovation-oriented.
September 12, 2017
In testimony to the Massachusetts legislature, ITIF recommends bolstering state anti-SLAPP laws.
August 7, 2017
Speaking at the NCSL 2017 Legislative Summit in Boston, Rob Atkinson explained the state role in reviving U.S. manufacturing.
July 6, 2017
State and local governments restrict the supply side of the short-term rental market by blocking individuals from using services like Airbnb, but less noticed are the restrictions these governments also place on the demand side, argues ITIF’s Daniel Castro in the July/August 2017 Government Technology.
March 28, 2017
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a conversation with leading experts from industry and government about the future of smart cities and the steps policymakers should take to lead the way in the development of smart cities.
February 6, 2017
Although Congress made permanent the research and development tax credit in 2015, the federal government and states still can do more—a 10 percent increase in R&D tax credit generosity permanently increases labor productivity by 0.4 percent per year, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
November 28, 2016
America’s innovation-driven, high-tech economy isn’t concentrated around a few hubs like Silicon Valley; it is widely diffused—and every state and congressional district has a stake in its success.
October 27, 2016
Join ITIF and Boston University to discuss the future of federal policies for smart cities and the cutting edge research and innovation that makes these advances possible.
October 18, 2016
Just as it would not make sense to only fund bridges and highways in one city in the United States, it makes no sense to limit investment in the sensors, systems, and networks needed to build smart cities to a single location, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.

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