Plus, the White House announces $25.7 million in new Internet grants for tribal communities in two states, Delaware names an executive director for its newly created broadband office and more.
The investment is derived from $10 billion in the American Rescue Plan, a program created to address challenges amplified by the pandemic, specifically in rural America, tribal communities and low-income communities.
The New York State Public Service Commission will hold virtual public statement hearings to receive public comments concerning the availability, reliability and affordability of broadband in the state.
The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act portal will help businesses file notice of layoffs in a more streamlined way while also providing workers more time to transition into new employment, Gov. Kathy Hochul's office said.
State CIO Angelo “Tony” Riddick has announced his forthcoming resignation from the role after serving more than two years with the state. He will step down at the end of the month.
The Department of Motor Vehicles may be the most common way residents interact with state government, but digitizing those systems for a modern constituency is no small feat. Three states share their progress.
A state supreme court justice has scheduled a conference for March to determine the contents of a judicial order that seeks to fine and shut down the operations of a cryptocurrency mining company in the Falls.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul's economic development proposals aim to capitalize on growth in the semiconductor industry and steadily increase the minimum wage in step with rising prices.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has begun a one-year pilot project to deploy smarter technology at the Lincoln and Holland tunnels and the George Washington Bridge to help improve traffic operations.
The Capital Region Crime Analysis Center in Albany will be growing as part of a $500,000 investment that includes more space and new staff. The center is part of a state-supported network that provides aid to law enforcement agencies.