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How to increase infrastructure investments in era of budget cuts
Governing    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
State and local transportation are ever more important to America's global competitiveness, but in a climate of budget cuts and deficit reduction, policymakers have to make a better argument about the importance of infrastructure investments and find alternate ways to fund those projects. More

The Premiere Government HR Association

IPMA-HR is the leading association for human resource professionals in the public sector. Beyond providing members with a wealth of services unavailable anywhere else, we offer HR professionals with the proper tools to address human resource situations specific to government organizations. MORE


Boulder, Colo., to submit new floodplain map to FEMA
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Boulder, Colo., will submit a new floodplain map to the Federal Emergency Management Agency that is expected to reduce flood insurance rates for many residents and businesses. The Boulder City Council authorized city officials to submit the map to federal authorities at a recent meeting. More

California municipal bankruptcies threaten public pensions
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Public pensions in California are supposed to be sacrosanct and untouchable. The assumption is that public pension agreements are unalterable. However, recent California municipal bankruptcies now threaten public pension contracts and perhaps could even break them. More

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City kills plan to end hedge fund tax break
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The New York City Department of Finance is backing off a proposed policy change that would have increased the tax liability of hedge funds and private equity firms, according to an article published by Tax Analysts. More

Michigan fights obesity with a 4x4
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This past June, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave Jon Stewart a gift when he announced his much-publicized plan to ban supersized soda drinks in the Big Apple. The comedian rode a weeklong riff about the proposal's silliness, but the problem the mayor is trying to address is far from silly. States and cities nationwide are struggling to improve their constituents' health, and to reduce both expanding bottoms and the bottom line of medical costs. More


Instructor Driving Safety Technology Workshop


All new vehicles including light trucks are mandated to have ESC in 2012. Find out why your agency should stay current with this safety technology. MORE


Indianapolis hires new public safety director
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A former police officer from Kentucky was named Indianapolis' new public safety director recently, replacing an official who resigned amid criticism over his handling of the city's police department. More

Proposed pension plan for Los Angeles would make new hires pay more, retire later
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Los Angeles city officials proposed a pension reform plan for new civilian workers recently that would raise the retirement age from 55 to 65, reduce benefits and demand more in contributions from the workers. More
 



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