A good source of current GIS-related information is the NSGIC Blog. NSGIC is the National States Geographic Information Council, composed of GIS representatives from the 50 states. NSGIC has moved from its semi-annual newsletter to the Blog as a way to disseminate news quickly.
Recent stories include:
COGO’s official formation and election of officers. The Blog allowed us to present current information about COGO in this issue.
Dynamic visualization of spread of Walmart stores
State CIOs publish issue brief on GIS
Rock video featuring LiDAR
EPA asks users about data needs
You can visit http://www.nsgic.org/blog to view those stories and more. You can subscribe to the Blog if you think you are interested. Frequency of reports has been 2-6 per month.