The federal government wants to create a single network for emergency communications, and it’s up to states to decide whether they want to join.
A dispute this fall between the city of Bakersfield and Kern County in California over animal shelter costs shows just how inter-local agreements can easily fall apart without proper nurturing.
Outgoing Mayor Tom Menino, who was in office for 20 years, has launched what may be the first-ever transition blog to help his successor succeed.
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Current cap on Passenger Facility Charges for flights, which airport officials said they want Congress to raise by $4 to pay for airport improvements.
Limited Visibility: The Public Sector Absence Management Challenge
WHITE PAPER: Public-sector organizations are under increasing pressure to reduce operating costs — a pressure that has thrust absence management into the spotlight as a potential area for significant savings. This white paper dives into the impact of employee absence, common absence causes, and how workforce management can make a difference. Get it here.
A new study by the Council on State Taxation compares states' tax appeals processes and procedural requirements. See how your state ranks.
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Wielding her influential blog as a weapon, this 75-year-old activist has created a powerful network united by revulsion against top-down, elite policymaking.
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With every municipal bankruptcy, there usually comes the chorus of warnings that more cities will join.
Despite the president's recommendations, nearly half the states, including some of the staunchest supporters of Obamacare, have refused to allow insurers to reissue canceled health plans.