State and Local

The federal government should take aggressive steps to spur the development of more tech hubs in America’s heartland by identifying promising metro areas and helping them transform into self-sustaining innovation centers.
State and Local
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July 22, 2016
State and local governments can use IT-driven strategies to boost their productivity, says Alan McQuinn in StateTech Magazine.
May 31, 2016
State legislators step back from a bill that would limit such technology and instead take a reasonable approach. This should serve as a model for state legislators considering regulation for other emerging technologies, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
October 13, 2015
Rob Atkinson presented at Engaged Citizens: Digital Government Showcase & Discussion that took place in Salt Lake City, Utah as a part of the 2015 NASCIO Annual Conference.
October 13, 2015
It’s time for e-government to fulfill its original promise, cutting government costs through higher productivity. This report shows how.
July 9, 2015
State regulators should consider how they can unlock additional data sets to enable the development of sophisticated choice engines that help consumers make wiser purchasing decisions in economic areas where the market lacks transparency, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
June 25, 2015
Congress should pass legislation that would enable states to tax goods equally no matter how they are sold, says Alan McQuinn in Roll Call.
May 7, 2015
Rob Atkinson presented at the Arizona Association for Economic Development 2015 Spring Conference.
May 4, 2015
There needs to be a nationwide baseline, not just a patchwork of state laws, to protect people from censorious lawsuits when they post critical reviews of merchants or service providers.
April 1, 2015
U.S. elections have not kept pace with the opportunities afforded by technology.
February 17, 2015
ITIF served as a cosignatory to an open letter to state government leaders calling for the end of policies designed to block the sale of Tesla automobiles.