Court keeps city from providing telecom services
- The expenditure effects of municipal annexation. Mehay, Stephen L. // Public Choice;1981, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p53
Examines the effects of a relative shift toward annexation on the fiscal behavior of California municipal governments. Analysis of the rate of growth of municipal expenditures; Adoption of the median voter model to represent municipal spending; Relationship between spending growth and...
- Madera going wireless, to consider 'mobile workforce'. Rodriguez, Adrian // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;1/12/2007, Issue 323660, p5
The article focuses on the consideration of the board of supervisors in Madera County, California whether to implement the mobile workforce initiative. The initiative proposes for the building of a countywide Wi-Fi network. A pilot program demonstrated how much time and money a mobile workforce...
- The Telecommunications Explosion: Protect Your Community Through a Strong Right-of-Way Ordinance. Cohen, Dan // Public Management (00333611);Sep2001, Vol. 83 Issue 8, p21
Gives advice on how local governments may protect their community from telecommunication growth through right-of-way ordinance. Challenges of continuous telecommunication expansion; Provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 that local governments may use; Management of rights-of-way;...
- Local government and the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Crowell, Anthony // Public Management (00333611);Jun96, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p6
Provides an overview on how issues on local government and telecommunication companies were resolved in the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Includes local management of public rights-of-way; Local zoning authority; Local cable franchises.
- Telecom Revamp May Cost Cities. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;1/3/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p25
Focuses on the implications of passage of telecommunications legislation for local governments in Washington. Significance of the legislation to Internet Protocol-based services; Provisions of the law; Refusal of the U.S. Supreme Court to a local government appeal relating to cable-modem services.
- MUNICIPAL SECURITIES: THE CRISIS OF STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT INDEBTEDNESS, SYSTEMIC COSTS OF LOW DEFAULT RATES, AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR REFORM. Chung, Christine Sgarlata // Cardozo Law Review;Apr2013, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p1455
In this article, the author offers information on the impact of municipal securities market on the U.S. states and local government. It reports that the states and government can face problems related to indebtedness and systemic costs of low default rate. It states that the market is an...
- Animal bites Borbidge. Wear, Peter // Bulletin with Newsweek;8/20/96, Vol. 116 Issue 6034, p16
Focuses on the opposition to the Australian government's Public Service Bill. Bill's empowerment of the cabinet to abolish a department or another government entity; Consequences of the bill's provisions for dismissing public servants.
- Broadband's Buzzwords. Stencel, Mark // Governing;Mar2007, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p62
The article provides information on several issues that are related to broadband communication services in the U.S. It is said that franchising laws enacted in some states have established a decision making process that supersede how municipalities grant franchises for video service providers in...
- Message Better Sent by Locals. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;4/17/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 16, p14
Focuses on the role of city and county officials in carrying out pro-telecommunication bills currently pending in U.S. state legislatures and Congress, as of April 17, 2006. Unwillingness of telephone companies to participate in local emergency alert networks; Importance of the working...