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Date: Thu Jun 12 18:35:23 MDT 2014
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June 12, 2014

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Website decodes all kinds of federal and state acronyms (with related video)
Public transit agency upgrades website to make it user-friendly (with related video)
Solar lighting illuminates bicycle trails in California (with related video)
Now available: Up-to-date resource on equipment and lift truck values
Debt in the way of infrastructure spending
Cloud computing
Sponsored message: Tool that boosts productivity in government: digital signature solutions
Check out Penton’s new social media sites!


Featured News

Website decodes all kinds of federal and state acronyms (with related video)

By Michael Keating

Bob Mander, founder of www.Govlish.com, tells how his website is a resource on government acronyms.

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Public transit agency upgrades website to make it user-friendly (with related video)

By Michael Keating

Administrators at the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) have successfully completed an upgrade of the agency's website. Joe Kroger of Acquia discusses the upgrade and related web topics in a video interview

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Solar lighting illuminates bicycle trails in California (with related video)

By Government Product News staff

The cities of Goleta and Visalia, Calif., are demonstrating that commercial solar outdoor lighting is a good solution for safety and security on bicycle trails.

FULL ARTICLE



News

Now available: Up-to-date resource on equipment and lift truck values

By Michael Keating

New Green Guide values covering equipment and lift trucks have been moved online to EquipmentWatch.com for May, covering activity in the last 30 days.

FULL ARTICLE


Debt in the way of infrastructure spending

By Derek Prall

America's infrastructure is crumbling, but crippling debt is stymieing local governments' efforts to improve.

FULL ARTICLE



Webinar

Cloud computing

American City & County Editorial Director Bill Wolpin sits down with Rod Trent, the IT Community Manager for Windows IT Pro, to talk about using the Cloud in local and state governments. To watch the interview, click here.

Trent is a speaker at the upcoming Cloud Webinar next Tuesday, June 17, at 3 p.m. EST. To register for the webinar, click here.


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White Paper

Sponsored message: Tool that boosts productivity in government: digital signature solutions

By Michael Keating

CoSign has helped enterprises of all sizes and government organizations around the world quickly transform their signature-dependent processes from paper-intensive to paper-free. This white paper discusses digital signatures and how do they work. The document discloses the benefits that digital signature solutions offer governmental organizations.

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Social Media

Check out Penton’s new social media sites!

Penton publications Government Product News and Government Procurement recently launched new Facebook pages and Twitter accounts. Stay up to date on new municipal goods and services, as well as procurement tactics and techniques by liking and following both publications using the links below:

Government Product News Facebook
Government Procurement Facebook

Government Product News Twitter
Government Procurement Twitter

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