Our Commentary

Keep up with what we've been saying lately about ways we can achieve our goals. Some of our recent featured articles include:

California Is Leading Way on Drone Policies

San Diego Business Journal

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Joe Rinzel: States should follow Kansas’ lead on drones

Topeka Capital-Journal

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Indianapolis can provide a blueprint for scooters

The Indianapolis Star

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Aerial Drones Can Fix Problems On The Ground

Route Fifty

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Cities should embrace the scooter revolution

Smart Cities Dive

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Joe Rinzel: Wisconsin’s minimum markup law is prime for reform

Wisconsin State Journal

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Opinion: Updates are needed to the gig economy

Los Angeles Business Journal

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Technology can help beat traffic tie ups in North Texas

Fort-Worth Star Telegram

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Commentary: Blockchain Is More Than Just Bitcoin

Inside Sources

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Cities Should Make Ride-Hailing the Future of Medical Transportation

Government Technology 

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Viewpoint: Alcohol delivery apps show the futility of Florida's regulations

Jacksonville Business Journal 

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Alcohol delivery apps show futility of Florida regulations

Palm Beach Post

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Think the Gig Economy is Only for Small Tech Outfits? Big Companies Are Diving in, Too.

Entrepreneur.

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Trump was right to kill Broadcom Qualcomm deal. Here's what we have to do next

CNBC 

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Grocery wine sales: State laws must meet demands of modern economy

The Clarion-Ledger

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A case for expanding government's procurement reach

StateScoop

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Tech Can Help Shape the Future of Disaster Relief

Morning Consult 

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Modernized rules can help California lead the driverless race

Orange County Register

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It Seems to Me: Looking out for Wisconsin's Main Street

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

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How cities and tech can partner to improve quality of life for residents

Smart Cities Dive

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Driverless cars can transform lives  —if we change rules and let them

USA Today

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Florida is leading the way to a driverless future

Tampa Bay Times

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Drones Can Save Lives—If the Government Lets Them

Fortune

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Joe Rinzel: Ohio is leading transportation innovation

The Columbus Dispatch

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Creating smart policies now can maximize future benefits of drone delivery

Newsday

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On deliveries via drones, leaders should start looking ahead

Las Vegas Sun

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Creating Smart Policies Now Can Maximize Future Benefits of Drone Delivery

InsideSources

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What Google's self-driving cars say about Arizona

The Arizona Republic

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Featured Column: Michigan offers roadmap for innovation

The Detroit News 

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The gig economy is on trial, and policymakers must take notice

The Hill

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Column: Banning Delivery Robots Would be a Short-Sighted View of the Future

San Fransisco Examiner

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How Will We Rewrite the Old Rules to Keep Up With Economic Innovation?

Morning Consult

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What We're Reading

We keep an eye out for the most intriguing stories about our subjects of interest: technological innovations, self-driving cars, the gig economy, artificial intelligence, consumer privacy concerns, and more. Here’s some of what we’ve seen lately:

State Grant Will Fund Waltham, Mass., Wi-Fi Expansion

Government Technology

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Lyft is becoming a one-stop transportation app in these 3 cities

TechCrunch

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Smart Cities Gain Efficiencies from IoT Traffic Sensors and Data

StateTech

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Here’s what to expect from how the gig economy will change in 2019

TechRepublic

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A Midwest startup generator bursts the Bay Area tech bubble and solves real problems

Curbed

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Redefining those autonomy standards: Why It Matters

Axios

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Electric car group says Californians have now purchased 500,000 EVs

Ars Technica

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The end of 3.2 beer in Colorado: What to know about the law taking effect Jan. 1

Colorado Sun

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Intel wants its fleet of drones to monitor America’s aging, unsafe bridges

Digital Trends

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Lyft, Uber drivers will have to pay new fees under Spokane City Council proposal

The Spokesman-Review

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Attracting tech talent to the Heartland starts with building a better startup culture

VentureBeat

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Alabama’s virtual schools face lack of online access in rural areas

The Birmingham News

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Self-driving cars are racing self-driving regulations to the streets

Marketplace

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Exploring the Future of Our Cities: How Do the Greatest Cities Succeed?

The New York Times

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Some Artificial Intelligence Should Be Regulated, Research Group Says

Fortune

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Uber’s Self-Driving Cars Are Set to Return in a Downsized Test

The New York Times

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Three Ways IoT Is Shaping The Smart Cities Of The Future

Entrepreneur

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IDC FutureScape: Retail Tech Predictions for 2019

Chain Store Age

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Alphabet’s Wing is launching a free 10-minute drone delivery trial in Finland

The Verge

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How Autonomous Vehicles Could Transform The Demographics Of U.S. Cities

Newsweek

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From Automation To Immediate Data, Retail High-Tech, High-Speed Seismic Shift

Forbes

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Video: How to Turn Smart State Ideas into Reality

State Tech Magazine

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Enjoy Prohibition Repeal Day, but these crazy alcohol laws show we have a long way to go

Washington Examiner

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Wireless tech is getting an 'unprecedented' update and Dallas is a VIP

Dallas Business Journal

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What the government is doing on internet access

Axios

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Virtual reality continues playing a growing role in retail

Indianapolis Business Journal

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FTC Asks for More Control Over Big Tech, Privacy Issues

Government Technology

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