Michael F. Keating

Michael F.
Senior Editor,
Government Product News and American City & County
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Michael Keating is senior editor for Government Product News and a contributing editor for American City and County, both published by Penton Media. Read his mid-year 2014 government budget and spending forecast at the Government Product News site. The most recent part of the forecast, Part 4, can be found here

Keating has written articles on the government market for more than 100 publications, including USA Today, Sanitary Maintenance, IndustryWeek, and the Costco Connection.

Kick-starting innovation
Penton Xpert Michael Keating says several factors are driving innovation in government and in the products that governments buy.
Give billboard operators a break
Penton Xpert Michael Keating says billboard operators need less regulation and more digital signs.
Are we over the hump?
Is the economy in your community in better shape? Is the U.S. economy improving? Is the government budget in your community shrinking or growing?
Public Procurement 2020
November 29, 2016

Thank you, Rick Grimm, for your views. The NIGP served as a valuable resource to me as I researched this article on public procurement trends.
Michael Keating

Poll respondents taking a stand on standing desks (with related video)
December 9, 2015

Thank you for your views. What's the biggest benefit of standing desks for workers?

When to use cooperatives
December 8, 2015

Yes there are. Following are several government cooperatives.

NASPO/Value Point
US Communities
H-GAC (Houston-Galveston)
Keystone Purchasing Network...

Virginia county approves new organic waste processing facility (with related video)
March 11, 2015

Good day, these are useful questions and topics. We hope to write about municipal composting processes in future GPN postings. The Prince William County communications office...

Hydraulic hybrid garbage trucks save Miami fuel and money
October 2, 2013

Good day, Pls contact the NFPA at http://www.nfpa.com/ for info on conversion kits. Pls visit the GPN site at...

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