Tip O'Neil once said, "All politics is local," and while local government has long been the most accessible and most trusted level of government, the Information Age has put cities and counties in the center of many national issues. Here, our panel of mayors and local-government IT managers discuss their jurisdictions and some of the issues they face.
In addition to annual budgets, infrastructure and commerce, already-busy state governors must also now focus on education and technology. Governors from both major parties were asked to share their views and how they have incorported education and technology into their respective state's framework. Four governors responded prior to press time