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Viewpoint: Top predictions for government in 2013

By Ruthbea Yesner Clarke — As local governments look for new ways to maintain or improve service levels in a time of constrained finances resources,....More

Viewpoint: Who has the authority to negotiate?

By Frederick Marks — Knowing who you are negotiating with and what their authority is can be as important as what you are negotiating....More
Mar 11, 2013

'Engage': Google it2

I jumped when I heard my name in the toiletries aisle at the neighborhood Kroger. Recognition was the last thing I expected when weighing the merits....More
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Viewpoint: Creating a great landfill legacy25

By Brian Tippetts — How to turn a landfill into a community conservation jewel and increase tax revenues....More
AmyClaire Brusch

Viewpoint: How sequestration will affect local governments1

By AmyClaire Brusch — Almost all direct federal aid to state and local entities, as well as most competitive grants, will be reduced if not....More
Gregg Horn and Mike Italiano

Viewpoint: SMaRT technology

By Gregg Horn and Mike Italiano — With trillions of dollars needed to repair America's aged and crumbling infrastructure, national and local leaders....More
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Feb 13, 2013

Editor's Viewpoint: The standards should not be this poor

Feds demand $5 billion from Standard and Poors....More
Jan 29, 2013

Viewpoint: Where public-private partnerships are headed in 20132

By Michael Keating — While researching our Keating Report government budget and spending forecast for the January issue of Government Product News,....More

Viewpoint: Building the ranks of women in IT

By Regina Kunkle — 5 strategies for state and local agencies to encourage more women to join the IT workforce and remain in it for the long-term....More

Viewpoint: Maximizing community engagement in a digital world

By Michael Ashford — To foster interaction, government websites need to go beyond the basics....More

Viewpoint: Lean Six Sigma works for local government

By Mark McDaniel — In Tyler, Texas, the program saved money, reduced waste and improved efficiency....More
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Jan 09, 2013

Editor's Viewpoint: Mentoring local youth pays dividends

The gift that keeps on giving....More

Viewpoint: Why local and state governments need asset management2

By Jennifer Daugherty — Tracking all costs associated with equipment can save money and extend useful life cycles....More

Viewpoint: Five law enforcement trends for 20131

By Dale Peet — Here is a quick look at five issues that are likely to have the greatest impact on law enforcement in 2013....More

Viewpoint: The next steps for government technology

By Kevin Curry — Integrating services and sharing resources is one way that governments can combat the challenge of shallow pockets and out-of-date....More

Derek Prall

Derek Prall is a professional journalist who has held numerous positions with a variety of print and online publications including The Public Manager magazine and the New Jersey Herald. He is a 2008...

Jason Axelrod

Jason Axelrod is an award-winning journalist who has reported for The Seattle Times, The Arizona Republic, the Phoenix Business Journal and Mother Nature Network, among other outlets. Jason...
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