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  • Governments Are Turning to Banks for Easy Money

    In the years since the Great Recession, state and local governments have increasingly borrowed money directly from banks instead of issuing public bonds. The loans, they say, come with lower costs and...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/finance/gov-governments-turning-banks-easy-money.html4870
  • After Trump Ends Clemency Program, Lawyers Look to States

    A state program that helps criminal offenders obtain clemencies is gaining some major reinforcements. Gov. Cuomo on Monday announced that the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and a han...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/public-justice-safety/After-Trump-Ends-Clemency-Program-Lawyers-Look-to-States.html4871
  • OMB Steers Agency R&D Budgets Toward Security, ‘Energy Dominance’

    Agencies preparing their fiscal 2019 research and development budgets should focus on national security and energy dominance while improving interagency coordination, according to Office of Management...


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    http://www.govexec.com/management/2017/08/omb-steers-agency-rd-budgets-toward-security-energy-dominance/140419/?oref=river4865
  • What If Government Just Gave Everyone Cash, No Strings Attached?

    Right now in Oakland, Calif., there’s a family getting $1,500 a month for doing, well, whatever it wants to do. This family, along with 99 others in the city, is receiving a monthly check withou...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/health-human-services/gov-universal-basic-income-cash-poverty.html4861
  • Rural America Gets Creative to Attract Much-Needed Doctors

    Because of the Affordable Care Act, more Americans have health insurance than ever before. But having insurance doesn't necessarily make it easy to find a doctor when much of the United States is ...


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  • Trump’s Pivot on Afghanistan Follows Bleak Battlefield Reports

    In the run-up to President Trump’s Monday night announcement of a stepped-up military effort to stabilize Afghanistan came several inspector general reports that paint a bleak picture of stalled...


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    http://www.govexec.com/defense/2017/08/trumps-pivot-afghanistan-follows-bleak-battlefield-reports/140432/?oref=federal-news-all4868
  • Senator Reignites Discussion of Obamacare Exemption for Congress

    Just weeks after the Republican effort to roll back the 2010 Affordable Care Act failed on the Senate floor, one GOP lawmaker is reviving the debate over a regulation allowing members of Congress and ...


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    http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2017/08/senator-reignites-discussion-obamacare-exemption-congress/140347/?oref=channelriver4857
  • Trump Administration Pays Obamacare Insurers, for Now

    The Trump administration, faced with increasing pressure from Republican members of Congress, backed away from causing an immediate crisis in health care marketplaces and agreed Wednesday to continue ...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/health-human-services/tns-trump-cost-sharing-subsidies.html4853
  • Trump Signs Major Expansion of Veterans Educational Assistance Into Law

    President Trump signed the largest expansion of GI Bill educational benefits in nearly a decade into law Wednesday. The Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act (H.R. 3218), known as the F...


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    http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/2017/08/trump-signs-forever-gi-bill-law/140317/?oref=channeltopstory4856

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...

Los Angeles Digital Government Summit 2017

LOS ANGELES DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT 2017

August 29-30, 2017
Government Technology’s passion is helping spread best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector. The Los Angeles 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 desig...

North Carolina Digital Government Summit 2017

NORTH CAROLINA DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT 2017

August 30-31, 2017
Government Technology’s passion is helping spread best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector. The North Carolina 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 de...

ICGLC 2017 : 19th International Conference on Government, Law and Culture

ICGLC 2017 : 19TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GOVERNMENT, LAW AND CULTURE

September 04-05, 2017
The ICGLC 2017: 19th International Conference on Government, Law and Culture 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, Law and Culture.

Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) Annual Conference

INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION OF CANADA (IPAC) ANNUAL CONFERENCE

August 20-23, 2017
In the spirit of Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation, the theme of the conference is “Strong Foundations, Sustainable Futures.” Conference participants will explore a number of sub-themes, including sustainability, policy innovation and leadership. Sustainability will be a ...

ICGFM 2017 : 19th International Conference on Government Financial Management

ICGFM 2017 : 19TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

August 10-11, 2017
The ICGFM 2017: 19th International Conference on Government Financial 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 Financial Management. It also provides a pr...

TechNet Augusta 2017

TECHNET AUGUSTA 2017

August 07-11, 2017
To fight and win in a multi-domain conflict demands the integration of Cyberspace, Electronic Warfare, and Intelligence capabilities to ensure friendly force freedom of maneuver while enabling the commander to present the enemy with multiple dilemmas through a mixture of kinetic and non-kinetic fire...

ICPSGO 2017 : 19th International Conference on Political Science and Government

ICPSGO 2017 : 19TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON POLITICAL SCIENCE AND GOVERNMENT

August 07-08, 2017
The ICPSGO 2017: 19th International Conference on Political Science and Government aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Political Science and Government. It also provides a...

 

Webinars

AUG 30, 2017 | 3:00PM
AUGUST WEBINAR - MAXIMIZATION OF GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING AND AUXILIARY REVENUE STREAMS
Attend our August Webinar "Maximization of Government Contracting and Auxiliary Revenue Streams for Community Colleges"! Government Procurement Innovators (GPI) is partnering with NACCE to provide community colleges with information on how to maximize government procurement contr...
AUG 30, 2017 | 11:00AM
FUTURE PROOF YOUR AGENCY WITH THE CLOUD
Moving human resources and financial applications to the cloud enables agencies to modernize without the upfront costs and continuing operations and maintenance demands of traditional solutions. Yet, this is relatively new territory for the public sector: A 2016 Governing Institute survey ...
AUG 31, 2017 | 2:00PM
GSA'S GOVERNMENT-WIDE STRATEGIC SOLUTION (GSS) FOR DESKTOPS AND LAPTOPS
Join our Desktops and Laptops Webinar Series, where our GSA experts will explain how to maximize your agency’s savings and buying power for obtaining desktops, laptops, monitors, software and hardware at a competitive price.
AUG 31, 2017 | 11:00AM
START WITH 3D: IMPROVING THE DELIVERY OF GOVERNMENT INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS
Every project begins with planning and conceptual design, but what if you could intelligently begin your project with a 3D model that you can leverage through the entire project life cycle? In this session, U.S.CAD will show you how tools like InfraWorks, Civil 3D, and Vehicle Tracking can...
AUG 31, 2017 | 2:00PM
SMART GOVERNANCE: DEFINING YOUR IT STRATEGY
Now more than ever, IT leaders are dealing with changing policies, new and varying risks, increasing demands and restricted budgets, but they must continue to operate their information technology services responsibly and with transparency. Strong IT governance is an integral component for ...
SEP 06, 2017 | 10:00AM-11:00AM
FEATURING THE FEDERAL PROCUREMENT DATA SYSTEM – NEXT GENERATION (FPDS)
Let’s talk about market research, specifically using the Federal Procurement Data System Next Generation (FPDS or FPDS-NG) to conduct market research. Want to know more about the past contract history for a new solicitation for continuous need look at FPDS. How about what contracts y...
SEP 07, 2017 | 1:30PM
PROPOSAL EVALUATIONS SEPTEMBER 7: RESPONSIBILITY EVALUATIONS
This Understanding the Proposal Evaluation Process Series is for both contractors and agencies who want, or need, to have a better understanding of the proposal evaluation process.  Each virtual class in the series will examine one common evaluation factor.  Each topic has been s...
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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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.

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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....

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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...