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  • Montana Ends Special Session With a Budget Deal

    A special session of the Montana Legislature called to address a budget shortfall adjourned early Thursday morning with a deal that leaves all parties less than satisfied but pleased something was neg...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/finance/Budget-Fix-Results-From-Montana-Special-Session.html5073
  • The White House Is Refusing to Comply With Congressional Inquiries Into Travel Spending

    The White House is refusing to comply with a bipartisan congressional records request into its spending on travel and the use of government aircraft by political appointees, according to a committee m...


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    http://www.govexec.com/oversight/2017/11/white-house-refusing-comply-congressional-inquiries-travel-spending/142645/?oref=federal-news-all5076
  • In Philadelphia's 'Sanctuary City' Case, Judge Rules Against Trump Administration

    A federal judge has blocked the federal government's attempt to withhold law-enforcement money from Philadelphia over its so-called "sanctuary city" status. U.S. District Judge Michael B...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/public-justice-safety/tns-sanctuary-philadelpha-ruling-immigrants-trump.html5069
  • Despite Slow Revenue Growth, State Spending Is Picking Up

    After an anemic 2016, state spending is up this year thanks in large part to rising Medicaid costs and increased investment in transportation. States collectively spent nearly $2 trillion in fiscal 20...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/finance/gov-state-spending-growth-picking-up-pace.html5071
  • State AGs Used to Play Nice in Elections. Not Anymore.

    State attorneys general have operated in an increasingly partisan manner in recent years -- both in terms of how they campaign and what cases they pursue. State AGs have a long history of working toge...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/politics/gov-state-attorneys-general-elections-2017-2018-raga-daga.html5065
  • Tuition Discounts for Feds, a Tax Reform Update, and More

    The Office of Personnel Management announced Wednesday that it has reached agreements with four new colleges and universities to provide discounted tuition for federal employees. Acting OPM Director K...


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    http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2017/11/tuition-discounts-feds-tax-reform-update-and-more/142558/?oref=federal-news-all5066
  • Trump Administration Plan to Add Medicaid Work Requirement Stirs Fears

    The Trump administration’s endorsement of work requirements in Medicaid and increased state flexibility is part of broader strategy to shrink the fast-growing program for the poor and advance co...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/health-human-services/khn-medicaid-work-requirements-states.html5061
  • Trump's Pick for HHS Chief Raises Questions About Plans to Tackle Drug Prices

    Despite making clear since he first hit the campaign trail that he believes prescription-drug prices are too high, President Trump did little to address the issue in his first year in office. Now Trum...


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    http://www.govexec.com/management/2017/11/trumps-pick-hhs-chief-raises-questions-about-plans-tackle-drug-prices/142518/?oref=federal-news-all5064
  • Public Lands Debate Heats Up in Oregon

    Encouraged by the Trump administration’s pro-development policies, an Oregon county wants to take some control over federal lands that cover half of the high desert, mountains and forests within...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/transportation-infrastructure/Oregon-County-Asserts-Greater-Role-in-Federal-Land.html5058

EVENTS

Conferences

ICAFGSP 2018 : 20th International Conference on Adulterated Food, Government Standards and Practices

ICAFGSP 2018 : 20TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADULTERATED FOOD, GOVERNMENT STANDARDS AND PRACTICES

December 17-18, 2018
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The ICAFGSP 2018: 20th International Conference on Adulterated Food, Government Standards and Practices aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Adulterated Food, Government St...

Innovation in Government: The New Normal

INNOVATION IN GOVERNMENT: THE NEW NORMAL

November 20-21, 2017
The conference will highlight insights from OPSI’s work with countries that are transforming their operations and improving the lives of their people through innovation. It will bring together government leaders, public servants, and innovative partners in industry and civil society to connect...

Business Improvement in Local Government

BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT

November 22-23, 2017
Local governments have undergone considerable transformation of late, with amalgamations and changes in policy, process, reviews and auditing. In addition to this, recent rate capping and funding cuts have propelled councils to find alternative methods of operating more effectively.

ICEGSCDS 2017 : 19th International Conference on e-Government, Smart Cities, and Digital Societies

ICEGSCDS 2017 : 19TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON E-GOVERNMENT, SMART CITIES, AND DIGITAL SOCIETIES

November 23-24, 2017
The ICGKM 2017: 19th International Conference on Government Knowledge Management aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Government Knowledge Management. It also provides a pr...

State & Local Government Relations Conference

STATE & LOCAL GOVERNMENT RELATIONS CONFERENCE

September 25-27, 2017
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Join us for our annual State & Local Government Relations Conference, an essential gathering for public affairs professionals looking to advance public policy and explore the latest trends and developments in state and local government.

The 4th Annual Government IT Sales Summit

THE 4TH ANNUAL GOVERNMENT IT SALES SUMMIT

November 16-16, 2017
Success in business is all about connections. Strong liaisons between tech companies, solution providers and end-users are crucial to making the wheels of our industry turn. The 4th Annual Government IT Sales Summit brings together nearly 1,000 solution providers, systems integrators and IT manufact...

Washington Digital Government Summit 2017

WASHINGTON DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT 2017

November 14-15, 2017
Government Technology’s passion is helping spread best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector. The Washington Digital Government Summit is designed to do just that. The summit has an advisory board that gathers public sector and private sector leaders to create an agenda design...

Adobe Digital Government Technology Conference

ADOBE DIGITAL GOVERNMENT TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

November 15-15, 2017
The conference will feature sessions built towards enhancing the public sector’s understanding of Adobe solutions towards agency projects and missions, providing thoughtful and hands-on sessions for end-users.

 

Webinars

NOV 29, 2017 | 10:00AM
CYBER SECURITY INCIDENTS AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS: A WEBINAR
As local government Records Management Officers, you are responsible for protecting the records and information of your organization. Many New York local governments have either small IT departments or are relying on IT vendors to manage their computer systems.  As such it is importan...
DEC 05, 2017 | 11:00AM
WORLDWIDE ERC® GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS UPDATE
As the first year of the new administration comes to a close, please join us for a 2017 wrap-up and a preview of what’s to come in 2018. FY18 federal government funding. Status of the US immigration policies impacting transferees and their families. Report on Efforts to Reform and. L...
DEC 05, 2017 | 2:00PM
WEBINAR: STATE LEGISLATIVE MONITORING
Keeping up with every issue that affects your organization in each state and at every level of government can be daunting. Organizations rely on their government relations teams to know when important legislative issues come before a committee, are up for a floor vote, or whether there are...
DEC 06, 2017 | 12:30AM
THE COMING ENTERPRISE SERVICE DESK – HOW INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAN LEAD THE WAY
ITIL, and more broadly, IT Service Management, is now a 31-year-old discipline. It was originally established in the UK under the government of Margaret Thatcher in 1985. For those working in IT Service and Support, the implications of this are profound. First, it means that IT support pro...
DEC 06, 2017 | 2:00PM
ACCELERATING GOVERNANCE AND COMPLIANCE IN THE CLOUD
Government organizations are increasingly taking advantage of the scalability, agility, speed and cost savings offered by public cloud service providers. Yet the need for effective governance and compliance strategies often threatens to stall cloud adoption or erase the benefits of moving ...
DEC 07, 2017 | 5:00AM
ENABLING GOVERNMENT TO DELIVER DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
This webinar takes a look at digital transformation for the Public Sector - how can you succeed and what challenges will you face? We also give a real world example of how digital transformation has worked for one of our clients.
DEC 12, 2017 | 10:00AM
WORKING ACROSS GOVERNMENT TO ADVANCE RACIAL AND HEALTH EQUITY
Over and over, health departments are asking: “What strategic steps can we take to advance health equity in our health department?” Join us to hear success stories from across the United States to answer this question and learn about the recently released Health Equity Guide, o...
CASE STUDY: WHEN GOVERNMENT OVERSIGHT GOES WRONG
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The Federal Trade Commission, for example, acts to ensure that any given organization is not negligent or reckless with private information. But upon what information does the FTC act?
In this session, we'll focus on a case where the FTC relied on highly suspect information obta...
5 WAYS TO IMPROVE ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FINANCIALS
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, accounts payable professionals, bookkeepers, tax managers, CFOs, controllers, business managers and owners, presidents, vice presidents, CEOs, auditors and consultants.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IDAHO PUBLIC RECORDS AND OPEN MEETINGS
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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, public information and records managers, city managers, county and municipal officials, law enforcement officials and school administrators.
CURRENT ISSUES IN TIN VALIDATION AND B NOTICES
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, CFOs, controllers, finance directors, tax managers, tax preparers, presidents, vice presidents, bookkeepers, accounts payable professionals and enrolled agents.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NEW JERSEY PUBLIC RECORDS AND OPEN MEETINGS
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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, public information and records managers, city managers, county and municipal officials, law enforcement officials and school administrators.
TEXAS PROPERTY TAX LAW - HOW TO KEEP YOUR PROPERTY FROM BEING OVER-ASSESSED
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This live webinar is designed for accountants, CPAs, controllers, tax managers, real estate professionals, presidents and vice presidents, CFOs, bookkeepers, tax preparers and attorneys.
VOLUNTEERING FOR TROUBLE? CLASSIFYING, MANAGING AND DISCIPLINING VOLUNTEERS
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This live webinar is designed for executive directors, accountants, CPAs, officers, controllers, CFOs, tax managers, human resource managers, and attorneys.

RESOURCES

As a technology that has been a long time in the making, this free paper explores ways in which IP analysis can be used to segment the market opportunity and mitigate risk when evaluating the future o...

Rep. Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth, tried to strike a balance between the bill's supporters, who want stricter enforcement of immigration laws, and those who are concerned that it punishes local gov...

As a technology that has been a long time in the making, this free paper explores ways in which IP analysis can be used to segment the market opportunity and mitigate risk when evaluating the future o...

Watch this on-demand webinar for an overview of the latest trends and practices regarding the adoption, use, and verification of digital and electronic signatures for 2016 and beyond....

See how internal legal teams like yours are enjoying an average 70% more efficient execution of everything from NDAs to complex contracts some from months to just hours, while also better serving thei...

In today’s fast-paced business environment, the legal department is often the bottleneck to faster execution. Procurement and Sales teams are demanding greater efficiency from the legal departme...

It’s impossible for a day to pass in which we don’t hear news of yet another data breach, with its resulting loss of proprietary secrets, financial records or personal information. These i...

The federal budgeting process is broken. Former lawmakers and budget office leaders know it, current negotiators on Capitol Hill know it, a whole slew of good government groups know it and perhaps mos...

The 2011 accident at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station had a profound impact on nuclear power operators worldwide. The policy discussion on nuclear energy changed from the benefits...