"I have fantastic male colleagues who stood by me and defended me," says Colorado Rep. Faith Winter.
Data now informs almost everything the public sector does, and it also informs on us.
Gender equity advocates are excited about the prospect of a record number of women running for office. But Erin Vilardi, founder of VoteRunLead, says running isn't good enough.
Rosalynn Bliss says social work keeps her grounded as a politician. That, and meditation.
When government gets too much of a good thing, can open-source technology help?
Jackie Lacey says she didn't realize how tough she was until she ran for Los Angeles County District Attorney.
Albuquerque, N.M., embarked on a novel campaign to reduce panhandling. Has it worked?
The conversation changes when startup founders talk with mayors, not funders.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler and several other city leaders discuss their experience at this year's South by Southwest conference.
Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson of Gary, Ind., and Mayor Darrell Steinberg of Sacramento spoke on a special SXSW preview episode of Government Technology’s newest podcast, Go Public.
A health crisis in Alabama led officials to an unconventional solution: Hand out cash to change citizen behavior.
On the night of the mass shooting, Kristin Jacobs was in the room as parents received news about missing children. "If you were in that room," she says, "how could you let nothing happen?"
A recap of what we learned during our inaugural year and a sneak peek into the stories captured in the annual special districts publication.
NYCx and Urban-X have similar names but different models for coming up with better ways to deliver government services.
Susana Mendoza was just 28 years old when she was first elected. Now she oversees how her former colleagues are spending their state's money.
“I grew up believing that’s what you do, that when a problem arises it’s your civic duty to step in and fashion a solution for your community."
Activist Glynda Carr discusses the growing political power of black women.
How the Costa Mesa Sanitary District uses tablets to bring efficiencies to the job.
Debbie Walsh says the wave of women elected this year is a sign of bigger things to come.
One CAO offers his perspective in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and shares the impact it had on his district.