US CONFERENCE OF MAYORS UNANIMOUSLY ADOPT RESOLUTION
The US Conference of Mayors unanimously adopts a resolution proposed by BALTIMOREofficials to not pay ransom demands to hackers following ransomware infections in their cities. The group noted that 22 municipalities have been hit with ransomware attacks in 2019 alone (ZDNET).
ASPEN CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS A RESOLUTION
The ASPEN City Council adopts a resolution imposing a six-month waiting period on e-scooter and e-bike companies seeking operation in the COLORADO city. The transportation companies are already required to obtain a city license (ASPEN TIMES).
ATLANTA MAYOR SIGNS LEGISLATION
ATLANTA Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signs legislation that bans smoking and vaping in restaurants, bars, workplaces, hotel rooms, the airport and other public places in the city. It takes effect on Jan. 2, 2020 (WBS-TV [ATLANTA]).