Administration http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6594/more en Broward County, Florida officials criticize federal legislators, president following school shooting http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/broward-county-florida-officials-criticize-federal-legislators-president-follow <div class="node-body article-body">Local and state officials in Florida have sharply criticized federal officials and their inaction on gun laws following the deadly high school shooting in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14 that left 17 dead. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/broward-county-florida-officials-criticize-federal-legislators-president-follow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/emergency-management/broward-county-florida-officials-criticize-federal-legislators-president-follow#comments Emergency Management Administration Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:29:00 +0000 81031 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Marjory&nbsp;Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Marjory_Stoneman_Douglas_High_School_sign_(8559921966).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Nashville mayor’s spending to be investigated after admission of extramarital affair http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/nashville-mayor-s-spending-be-investigated-after-admission-extramarital-affair <div class="node-body article-body">After acknowledging an extramarital affair with her chief of security, Nashville, Tenn. Mayor Megan Barry’s spending and travel throughout the affair is being investigated internally.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/nashville-mayor-s-spending-be-investigated-after-admission-extramarital-affair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/nashville-mayor-s-spending-be-investigated-after-admission-extramarital-affair#comments Finance Bonus Content Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:06:00 +0000 80971 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Nashville, Tenn. Mayor Megan Barry speaks at the Small Business Conference held at the Tennessee State University Avon Williams Campus on March 17, 2016. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Forum_highlights_women-owned_small_businesses_160317-A-DK667-003.jpg">WIkimedia Commons</a>.</p> California city considers starting its own cryptocurrency http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/california-city-considers-starting-its-own-cryptocurrency <div class="node-body article-body">A California city is mulling over joining the cryptocurrency wave to explore a new method for funding public projects.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/california-city-considers-starting-its-own-cryptocurrency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/finance/california-city-considers-starting-its-own-cryptocurrency#comments Finance Fri, 09 Feb 2018 23:38:00 +0000 80961 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Basket_of_money.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> How the IRS is watching municipal employee benefits http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-irs-watching-municipal-employee-benefits <div class="node-body blog-body">CPA Randy Shepard explains how to properly report employee reimbursements to the Internal Revenue Service.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-irs-watching-municipal-employee-benefits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/how-irs-watching-municipal-employee-benefits#comments Finance Viewpoints Wed, 07 Feb 2018 19:54:00 +0000 80951 at http://americancityandcounty.com Why the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Credit is worth saving http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-federal-historic-preservation-tax-credit-worth-saving <div class="node-body blog-body">Karen Gravel and Charles Lawrence, of architecture, planning and interior design firm Lord Aeck Sargent, explain the importance of the Federal Historic Tax Credit.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-federal-historic-preservation-tax-credit-worth-saving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-federal-historic-preservation-tax-credit-worth-saving#comments Finance Viewpoints Tue, 30 Jan 2018 00:07:00 +0000 80921 at http://americancityandcounty.com Bad medicine http://americancityandcounty.com/health-welfare/bad-medicine <div class="field-deck"> Over-prescription of opioid medications has set off what could be the worst public health crisis in American history </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Over-prescription of opioid medications has set off what could be the worst public health crisis in American history. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/health-welfare/bad-medicine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/health-welfare/bad-medicine#comments Health & Welfare Mon, 29 Jan 2018 23:25:00 +0000 80881 at http://americancityandcounty.com Immigration conflict causes mayors to skip White House meeting http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/immigration-conflict-causes-mayors-skip-white-house-meeting <div class="node-body article-body">Several prominent mayors chose to pass on a meeting with the president to discuss infrastructure in the wake of increased pressure from the Department of Justice on sanctuary cities.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/immigration-conflict-causes-mayors-skip-white-house-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/immigration-conflict-causes-mayors-skip-white-house-meeting#comments Administration Mon, 29 Jan 2018 18:57:00 +0000 80841 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The White House.<a href="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1d/White_House_north_and_south_sides.jpg" target="_blank"> Image via Wikipedia.</a></p> Buying strategies the public sector should adopt http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/buying-strategies-public-sector-should-adopt <div class="field-deck"> Public procurement veteran talks best practices, future of coop purchasing and more </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Public procurement veteran Steve Gordon discusses the future of cooperative purchasing and more.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/buying-strategies-public-sector-should-adopt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/buying-strategies-public-sector-should-adopt#comments Contracts Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing GPN Mon, 29 Jan 2018 17:52:00 +0000 80831 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p><span style="font-size: 10.24px;">Steve Gordon</span></p> Washington county’s homelessness and addiction project get support from state lawmakers http://americancityandcounty.com/health-welfare/washington-county-s-homelessness-and-addiction-project-get-support-state-lawmakers <div class="node-body article-body">A Washington county’s new idea for solving homelessness and addiction has garnered support from Washington Governor Jay Inslee and other state officials.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/health-welfare/washington-county-s-homelessness-and-addiction-project-get-support-state-lawmakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/health-welfare/washington-county-s-homelessness-and-addiction-project-get-support-state-lawmakers#comments Health & Welfare Wed, 24 Jan 2018 17:49:00 +0000 80781 at http://americancityandcounty.com Despite making white separatist comments, Maine town manager intends to stay in his job http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/despite-making-white-separatist-comments-maine-town-manager-intends-stay-his-job <div class="node-body article-body">Despite making white separatist comments. the town manager of a small Maine municipality claims his views don’t interfere with his job and that he intends to remain in his post.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/despite-making-white-separatist-comments-maine-town-manager-intends-stay-his-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/administration/despite-making-white-separatist-comments-maine-town-manager-intends-stay-his-job#comments Administration Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:24:00 +0000 80751 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Jackman, Maine. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jackman,_Maine_-_panoramio.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p>