Welcome to the newest members of PRIMA!
A warm welcome to the association’s newest members: Memphis City Schools (Tenn.) and City of Concord (N.C.).
Report raises concerns about airport security breaches
USA Today Share
More than 25,000 security breaches — an average of about seven per day — have occurred at U.S. airports since November 2001, according to newly released Department of Homeland Security documents. More than 14,000 were people entering "limited-access" areas by going through airport doors or passageways without permission, or unauthorized people going from airport buildings to planes, according to the documents to be presented at a House subcommittee hearing. More
Guns in Arizona: Legislator's gun highlights debate
The Arizona Republic Share
State Sen. Lori Klein did not intend to make a political statement when she carried a loaded weapon into the state Capitol two days after the mass shooting outside Tucson. The raspberry-pink handgun was simply in her purse, alongside her lipstick and keys. More
Medical marijuana rules may be repealed
The San Diego Union-Tribune Share
Medical marijuana advocates have obtained enough signatures to qualify a ballot measure that could force a repeal of new restrictions on storefront collectives in San Diego. Citizens for Patient Rights, the Patient Care Association and the California Cannabis Coalition submitted 44,106 signatures — 31,029 of which were deemed valid, San Diego City Clerk Liz Maland said recently. More
Pro & Con: Does Atlanta's pension reform substantially fix the problem?
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Share
Mayor Kasim Reed's leadership on pension reform — and the recent unanimous vote by the Atlanta City Council — show what Atlantans can accomplish when we all work together toward the same goal. With pension reform, the goal was huge. More
City schools install 41 bus security cameras
Cleveland Daily Banner Share
Cleveland City Schools have taken another step forward in ensuring the safety of their students and the quality of services provided to the community. Recently, through grant money, the school system acquired 41 new camera units to be installed in the school system's bus fleet. More
Safety concerns raised over deal to allow Mexican trucks on US highways
The Huffington Post Share
Under an agreement quietly signed in Mexico City today, Mexican trucks will be able to transport goods on U.S. highways in return for Mexico's decision to lift tariffs on U.S. goods. Business groups were elated, anticipating a boost in trade and a lift to the economy. More
India beefs up security in major cities
Indian police have beefed up security in major cities across the country, including national capital New Delhi and the eastern city of Kolkata. In New Delhi, strict security measures are now in place around the sensitive areas including domestic and international airports, railway stations and places of worship. More