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Elizabeth Daigneau

Contributing Writer

Elizabeth Daigneau is managing editor of GOVERNING Magazine, sister publication to Government Technology.

The growing push to meet renewable energy goals has cities looking to a low-tech solution that has worked throughout Europe for more than 40 years.
Governments have hundreds of thousands of data sets available for public use, but much of that information can be difficult to comprehend or visualize.
It's unclear how many of them will qualify for the home repair effort, a key component of the state's plan for addressing the needs of thousands of displaced flood victims.
"Shelter At Home" was unveiled this week as a key component of the state's plan for addressing the needs of thousands of flood victims who have been displaced from their homes.
The flooding across South Louisiana has left at least 13 people dead and thousands more displaced.
It hasn't yet been decided, but another option that FEMA will weigh as it assists with recovery is placing people in manufactured housing units in Louisiana.
Many municipalities have switched to LED streetlights to save energy and money. But the change still comes at a cost.
The nation's driest city wants to market its water-saving efforts to the rest of the world.
The state is working toward becoming the first to get 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources. Getting there won’t be easy.
En-ROADS, a newly developed climate predicting tool, could help cities test whether (and how much) specific energy policies can slow global warming.