news archive

2016

December

In 2015, the Volcker Alliance conducted an evaluation of three state’s budgeting practices.

Since 2013 as part of its partnership with the Alliance for Innovation and the International City/County Managem

September

The Federal Aviation Administration released new rules regulating commercial drone use last week.

2015

October

At least 15 people have been killed, 11 dams have collapsed and more than 70 miles of a major interstate highway closed as Hurricane Joaquin hit the Carolinas in what meteorologists are calling a 1

September

The Center for Urban Innovation, in partnership with the Alliance for Innovation and 11 regional municipalities in the Phoenix region, the first report from the Valley Benchmark Cities effort that highlights the relative quality of an array of public services.

July

ASU alumnus and Marvin Andrews Fellow Dominic Papa is helping to usher in a technology transformation.

June

Dr. Kevin Desouza highlights the costs local governments will face with the upcoming transition to a driverless car society for Slate’s Future Tense (a partnership between ASU and Slate magazine).

ASU researchers release report on the effects of police officers

March

The upcoming ASU Annual Public Finance Conference, March 12-13 in downtown Phoenix, will bring together experts from around the country to explore innovations in public finance.

January

Finding new and innovative ways to deliver public services is a challenge for many city and county managers, especially if it involves partnering with another government, nonprofit or company.

2014

May

Many challenges prevent successful collaborations between public, private and nonprofit organizations—collaborations that can lead to greater efficiencies, better service delivery and higher

April

The promise of technology-driven, “smart” cities offers a genuine opportunity to improve the livability of the world’s cities, but the challenge of financing infrastructure updates can be daunting.