A new report from the Center for Media and Democracy highlights the need for local governments to ensure public funding going to partnerships with private entities is best serving the taxpayer’s needs....More
The U.S Environmental Protection Agency awarded projects in seven communities with the 2013 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement award for protecting the environment while strengthening local economies....More
Legislation submitted to the Kansas State Senate by the Kansas Cable Telecommunications Association has been criticized for language that would effectively prevent local governments from providing residents with broadband access....More
Public-Private Partnerships: The New Breed
Creative government leaders are realizing that blending capabilities, resources and risk with the private sector is a viable way of providing essential services and improving operations.