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How can local governments be more equitable in their support for business?

Oct. 23, 2020 2:22 pm

How can local governments be more equitable in their support for business?

Philadelphia Department of Commerce's Sylvie Gallier Howard and Maryland House of Delegates' Nick Mosby discuss how government shapes the economy, and where it can do more.
National news outlets: Here’s how to protect the integrity of Election 2020

Oct. 21, 2020 12:08 pm

National news outlets: Here’s how to protect the integrity of Election 2020

This Free Press letter, addressed to the AP and television news outlets and signed by Technical.ly, offers steps newsrooms should take to prioritize coverage that informs the public, supports local news and combats misinformation.
Wait, what? Entrepreneurship is booming during COVID-19

Oct. 20, 2020 8:57 am

Wait, what? Entrepreneurship is booming during COVID-19

Starting in July, new business incorporations have surged nationwide — including so-called "high-propensity" applications in the mid-Atlantic. What's happening?
How can universities be more intentional about their roles in local economies?

Oct. 12, 2020 7:05 am

How can universities be more intentional about their roles in local economies?

With universities' power comes great responsibility in the ways they are aiding the communities around them. Experts from higher ed institutions across the mid-Atlantic weigh in.
Wait, you still haven’t registered to vote? Here’s how to do it

Oct. 9, 2020 11:57 am

Wait, you still haven’t registered to vote? Here’s how to do it

It's not too late to register in Delaware, Maryland, D.C., Virginia and Pennsylvania.
Tech has a responsibility to support a just economic recovery from COVID-19

Oct. 7, 2020 12:25 pm

Tech has a responsibility to support a just economic recovery from COVID-19

Here are some ideas to get started — from deeper community engagement to hiring — courtesy of technology and civic pros from the State of Delaware, Baltimore dev shop Fearless, Philly's United Way and D.C. tech education org Byte Back.
On misinformation and the 2020 election, ‘the call is coming from inside the house’

Sep. 25, 2020 11:37 am

On misinformation and the 2020 election, ‘the call is coming from inside the house’

At the Technical.ly Developers Conference, The New York Times opinion writer-at-large Charlie Warzel talked about how misinformation spreading on social media is manipulating America's polarization and 2020's cascading crises.
US unemployment data fail to capture COVID-19’s full impact. Here’s how to fix it fast

Sep. 2, 2020 12:46 pm

US unemployment data fail to capture COVID-19’s full impact. Here’s how to fix it fast

NYU economics professor Julia Lane writes that Friday's U.S. labor report "will not portray the extent of job loss in the communities that desperately need government help."
Democracy is going digital. Let’s explore the implications during Civic Tech Month

Aug. 26, 2020 2:47 pm

Democracy is going digital. Let’s explore the implications during Civic Tech Month

This September, Technical.ly reporters will dive deep into topics like open data, civic hackathons, 311 apps, smart cities, online voter registration and public-private collaboration.
Assets no more: On racial justice risks in municipal bonds

Aug. 5, 2020 9:27 am

Assets no more: On racial justice risks in municipal bonds

"As the Movement for Black Lives advances, the assets of the criminal injustice complex — such as jail infrastructure and extractive revenues — will evaporate, leaving behind only liabilities and expenses."

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