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Subject: Mid-year spend check | Worker protection | Bridging the gap
Date: Thu Jun 26 19:02:17 MDT 2014
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Government Weekly

June 26, 2014

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Keating Report: Mid-year 2014 forecast on government budgets and spending-Part 1
Gallery: Safety products for governments
Technology can help bridge infrastructure funding gap (with related video)
New features in ThomasNet.com supplier directory (with related video)
The Toro Co. kicks off centennial year celebration (with related video)
Ensure your requirements are reflected in state public safety communication plans
American City & County now accepting nominations for Public Works Leader of the Year
Check out Penton’s new social media sites!


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Keating Report: Mid-year 2014 forecast on government budgets and spending-Part 1

By Michael Keating

Government officials are fiscally optimistic. We base this conclusion on an exclusive E-survey of readers of Penton magazines Government Product News, American City & County and Government Procurement. Read more in GPN's mid-year 2014 forecast on government budgets and spending-Part 1.

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Gallery: Safety products for governments

By Michael Keating

According to the National Safety Council’s “Injury Facts 2014 Edition,” 1.04 million government employees suffered work-related injuries in 2012 (latest year that data is available) Another 305 government workers died on the job. Government work can sometimes be unsafe, even dangerous, and GPN regularly features worker protection products such as those in this GPN gallery. These products appeared in the May GPN.

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Technology can help bridge infrastructure funding gap (with related video)

By Michael Keating

In this video interview, Rich Humphrey of Autodesk tells how cloud-based technology can make designing infrastructure projects more efficient with greater participation from stake-holders.

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News

New features in ThomasNet.com supplier directory (with related video)

By Michael Keating

ThomasNet.com, which is a free industrial supplier discovery and product-sourcing platform, has been re-launched to better enable supply chain professionals and engineers to find trusted suppliers and solve their sourcing challenges. The site now features Diversity and Certification applications that eliminate buyers’ needs to consult several resources to find suppliers.

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The Toro Co. kicks off centennial year celebration (with related video)

By Government Product News staff

This July 10, The Toro Company celebrates 100 years in business. Toro will stage a yearlong celebration of its 100th anniversary.

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Ensure your requirements are reflected in state public safety communication plans

By TJ Kennedy

TJ Kennedy of FirstNet talks about his group's consultation process. The process aims to increase FirstNet's understanding of each state’s unique needs in the development of state public safety communications plans.

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American City & County now accepting nominations for Public Works Leader of the Year

Nominees for American City & County's Public Works Leader of the year are judged on major accomplishments, the reasons those accomplishments/projects were important to the community, and when the projects involved were completed. The winner will be profiled in the August issue.

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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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