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  • Stacey Abrams Wins Primary in Bid to Be the First Black Female Governor

    Former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams won the Democratic nomination for Georgia's top office on Tuesday, defeating ex-state Rep. Stacey Evans and advancing her quest to become the nat...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/politics/tns-abrams-georgia-governor-black-female.html5432
  • Big Business Tax Breaks May Worsen Income Inequality

    Early this year, construction began on a $130 million luxury high-rise apartment building in St. Louis’ burgeoning Central West End neighborhood. The development will dramatically alter the area...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/finance/gov-tax-breaks-cities-affluent.html5434
  • How Well Are Federal Employees Really Paid

    Every year the Federal Salary Council and Pay Agent release reports showing federal employees are badly underpaid. According to a table in the Pay Agent report from last December, the national pay gap...


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    https://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2018/05/how-well-are-federal-employees-really-paid/148398/?oref=federal-news-all5430
  • OMB Wants To Strengthen a Learning Culture in Government

    Amazon, Apple, and Google are examples of Fortune 500 companies that are known as learning organizations. They relentlessly pursue knowledge creation and transfer, leading to improvements in products ...


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    https://www.govexec.com/excellence/promising-practices/2018/05/omb-wants-strengthen-learning-culture-government/148350/?oref=federal-news-all5427
  • GSA Announces $2.5 Billion Modernization of Federal Payroll and Leave Systems

    The General Services Administration on Thursday issued a pre-solicitation notice seeking contractors to upgrade the payroll systems serving 2.2 million civilian federal employees. Companies holding GS...


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    https://www.govexec.com/contracting/2018/05/gsa-announces-25-billion-modernization-federal-payroll-and-leave-systems/148326/?oref=federal-news-all5426
  • Let’s Talk About Some Bad Ideas for Civil Service Reform

    While the Trump administration touts salary freezes and reduced retirement benefits for federal workers (to attract new talent?), at last week’s Merit Systems Protection Board Summit, MSPB Vice ...


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    https://www.govexec.com/excellence/management-matters/2018/05/lets-talk-about-some-bad-ideas-civil-service-reform/148245/?oref=federal-news-all5419
  • A Fix for the Relocation Tax Snafu, an Unsuccessful Push for TRICARE Expansion, and More

    The General Services Administration on Monday took steps to correct a situation where federal employees found themselves on the hook for sizeable tax bills related to government-paid relocation expens...


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    https://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/pay-benefits-watch/2018/05/gsa-corrects-relocation-tax-snafu-unsuccessful-push-tricare-expansion-and-more/148249/5425
  • Intelligence Community Finally Has a Confirmed Inspector General

    The Senate Monday night approved by voice vote former Justice Department attorney Michael Atkinson to be inspector general of the 17-agency intelligence community, more than six months after his nomin...


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    https://www.govexec.com/oversight/2018/05/intelligence-community-finally-has-confirmed-inspector-general/148224/?oref=federal-news-all5420
  • Man Arrested for Hacking Government Websites

    The Combating Terrorism Center at West Point was among the victims of a computer hacker who was arrested in California on Thursday. According to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for ...


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    http://www.governing.com/topics/public-justice-safety/tns-billy-ribeiro-anderson-new-york-comptroller.html5416

EVENTS

Conferences

Maryland Digital Government Summit 2018

MARYLAND DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT 2018

May 31-31, 2018
Government Technology’s passion is helping spread best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector. The Maryland 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 designed...

Texas Digital Government Summit

TEXAS DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT

May 30-31, 2018
Texas Digital Government Summit is going to be organized at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Austin, Austin, the USA from 30 May 2018 to 31 May 2018 This expo is going to be a 2-day event. This event forays into categories like Business Services, Security & Defense.

Utah Digital Government Summit 2018

UTAH DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT 2018

June 05-05, 2018
Government Technology’s passion is helping spread best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector. The Utah 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 designed to ...

Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Government USA

CHIEF DATA & ANALYTICS OFFICER, GOVERNMENT USA

June 05-06, 2018
Corinium’s Chief Data & Analytics Officer, Government,  which took place on June 6th- 7th 2017, explored how the Chief Data Officer (CDO) and Chief Analytics Officer (CAO) roles are gaining strategic importance within federal, state and local agencies in the U.S. Government. The confe...

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.

New Jersey Digital Government Summit

NEW JERSEY DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT

May 22-23, 2018
The New Jersey Digital Government Summit, organized by the Government Technology will take place from 22nd May to 23rd May 2018 at the LaFayette Yard Hotel & Conference Center in Trenton, United States. The event talks about Innovation and Leadership, Digital Government Trends, Emerging Technolo...

Government Technology Digital Government Summit 2018

GOVERNMENT TECHNOLOGY DIGITAL GOVERNMENT SUMMIT 2018

May 21-22, 2018
Government Technology’s passion is helping spread best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector. This year's 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...

Government Finance Officers Association Conference

GOVERNMENT FINANCE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE

May 17-20, 2018
The Government Finance Officers Association Conference, organized by the Government Finance Officers AssociationGFOA will take place from 17th May to 20th May 2018 at the Ernest N Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, United States Of America. The aim of the conference is to promote excellence in...

 

Webinars

JUN 12, 2018 | 12:00PM
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NETWORK SECURITY CONSOLIDATION IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
As organizations have grown so have their security requirements. Where basic firewalling and URL filtering was fine before, now organizations have added in IPS and Sandboxing technologies. This product sprawl has led to fragmentation in management and security coverage. Attackers are emplo...
JUN 06, 2018 | 2:00PM
SECURE MOBILE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT FOR GOVERNMENT
Building secure mobile applications for government use comes with a diverse set of technology and policy constraints designed largely at ensuring the security of the mobile application. Resolving these insecurities or policy violations in the application code after the application has been...
JUN 07, 2018 | 2:30PM
FEDERAL FACILITIES & THE ARCHITECTURAL BARRIERS ACT ACCESSIBILITY STANDARD
This is an important session if you are responsible for Federal facilities or do design and construction work under the ABA. We will provide an overview of the ABA Accessibility Standard (ABAAS). A compliance specialist with the Board will discuss the ABA complaint investigation process an...
JUN 07, 2018 | 11:00AM
ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT WEBINAR
Indiana’s local income tax system received an overhaul in 2015. This made for a simpler and more flexible tax system with a lot fewer acronyms. In this On Local Government, we’ll take a look at how the new Local Income Tax (LIT) works from expenditure purposes, property tax rel...
JUN 12, 2018
TRANSFORMATION OF TAX ADMINISTRATIONS
This webinar will complement the workshop on leading change in modern tax administration. It will provide deeper insight into performance indicators and associated measurement dimensions, and discuss annual business plan and monitoring its delivery. The webinar will engage senior and middl...
JUN 12, 2018 | 11:00AM
GOVERNMENT 360 PILLAR II HOW TO ADOPT AN AUTOMATED AND MOBILE-ENABLED BACK OFFICE
Government 360 is a four-part blueprint for government modernization. This second in a series of four webinars will focus on a different entry point for modernization- moving key back-office systems to the cloud via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions. Back office systems from human cap...

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.

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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...

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As the Air Force’s Information Operations Team Chief, in South Korea, my team was located within the Strategy Division of the 607th Air Operations Center. My responsibilities included managing t...

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