Despite pent-up demand for e-books, Montgomery County libraries are stymied by book publishing pricing practices that are straining budgets. A county resolution calls for a remedy to the problem.
Because of a tight schedule, a number of state-based marketplaces will still be finalizing their payment functions after the Oct. 1 launch.
Facing higher prices and limited access to e-books from the major publishers, one man has inspired a national movement to promote smaller, digitally based presses and self-published authors.
At least three states will offer supplemental assistance to people purchasing health coverage on Obamacare's insurance marketplaces.
A new report from the Government Accountability Office reveals the biggest barrier to health exchanges.
The deadline is looming for the 18 states, including Rhode Island, that volunteered to set up Obamacare's online insurance marketplace themselves.
As critical deadlines approach, nobody knows for sure.
As part of his plan for greater energy efficiency across the U.S., President Barack Obama proposed a competitive grant program to help states cut waste.
Not all emergencies give people the time or ability to call 911. One Georgia city has installed panic buttons in all of its schools, and similar plans have been introduced in California and New Jersey.
In an effort to raise public awareness about the Affordable Care Act, health insurance exchanges will now be called health insurance marketplaces.
To connect mobile health units in the hills of rural New England with broadband access, policymakers are looking up -- all the way to space.
Gregoire will soon be named administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), according to a report by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
Regulations set by state medical boards can make it difficult for doctors to practice telemedicine.
Other states may want to review security plans for their own health insurance exchanges.
States are confronting the challenges of protecting passwords, regulating status updates and other issues surrounding a new world with Facebook and Twitter.
States and cities use social networks to test open records laws and transparency goals.
States will have 10 new opportunities through 2014 to apply for federal funding to develop the online marketplaces for health insurance outlined in the Affordable Care Act.
A new social network helps local health departments and community organizations connect, stay up-to-date on emerging trends and mine through extensive data sets.