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How a Hands-On Workshop to Help You Find Government Opportunities
HOW A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TO HELP YOU FIND GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES
December 11-11, 2018
The federal government issues more than $600 billion in contracts per year. Opportunities are posted on a wide range of sources. The volume can be overwhelming. Finding the right opportunities that match your company’s products and services is a challenge. This course provides an overview of g...

Innovations in Governance: Achieving the SDGs through Improved Governance
INNOVATIONS IN GOVERNANCE: ACHIEVING THE SDGS THROUGH IMPROVED GOVERNANCE
December 11-11, 2018
Most indices of global development such as the SDGs measure the symptoms of chronic ineffective governance. The international development community has increasingly recognized this and shifted emphasis from service delivery and capacity-substitution to more nuanced approaches that strengthen local s...

City of Airdrie


Airdrie is one of the fastest growing communities in Canada. With almost 65,000 residents, Airdrie is a dynamic and growing city located just 15 minutes north of Calgary, Alberta. The City of Airdrie is the municipal government responsible for the delivery of services to Airdrie residents and businesses.

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MOSCOW -- For more than a month now, Moscow has been roiled by a controversial plan to demolish up to 8,000 old five-story housing blocks that were mass-produced under Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev and dubbed "Khrushchyovki" in his honor....
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Moscow: Thousands of Muscovites joined a protest rally in the centre of the Russian capital on Sunday against government plans to resettle millions of citizens from shoddy Soviet-era apartment blocks.
The draft law on renovation envisages moving some Muscovites into modern flats but has also fuelled concerns about property rights, a year after city authorities provoked an outcry among small businesses by bulldozing many street kiosks....

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The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago released an innovative app in February that does some heavy data lifting for city officials across the U.S. The Peer Cities Identification Tool lets users group cities side by side to find out which urban areas share similar struggles in affordable housing and economic growth....
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Connecticut is running a couple billion dollars short of funding state government’s budget. As “fixed costs” devour tax revenue faster than it comes in, the state lacks money to maintain infrastructure like highways and schools -- as well as money for the XL Center, formerly the Hartford Civic Center, which needs $250 million in renovations. Hartford’s city government itself is insolvent as well, having just borrowed $50 million to build a minor-league baseball stadium ev...
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The measure, spearheaded by City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero and forwarded to the ballot unanimously by the Portland City Council earlier this year, would amend the city charter to give the auditor greater control over internal functions and the budgeting process to help protect its role as an independent watchdog of the rest of city government....
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Amid news of likely booby traps planted in the path of rail transit projects nationwide by President Donald Trump’s infrastructure spending plan, there’s some funding in the stopgap spending bill Congress cobbled together Friday to avoid a federal government shutdown that’s likely to make a few cities smile....
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad legalized the sale of bottle rockets, roman candles and most other consumer fireworks Tuesday, signing a bill that has sparked enthusiasm from vendors eager to expand into the state....
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The people of Papillion, Nebraska like the idea of faster, more powerful wireless service in their town of 19,000 -- but not if it means they have to agree to an 11-story tower looming over a church. City officials rejected that proposal and three others from Mobilitie LLC, a California company that installs the infrastructure needed for next generation 5G wireless service....
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Jenner & Block will announce Monday its hire of Brandon Fox, chief of the public corruption and civil rights section at the U.S. attorney’s office in Los Angeles, marking the second high-profile federal government prosecutor the firm has hired in as many months....
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An overheated real estate market is forcing city officials and nonprofit housing developers to pursue sites and parcels that have been seen as off-limits because of their current use or an unwilling seller. They include a Muni bus maintenance yard, a Chinatown banquet hall and a parking lot owned by the federal government....
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EVENTS

Innovations in Governance: Achieving the SDGs through Improved Governance
INNOVATIONS IN GOVERNANCE: ACHIEVING THE SDGS THROUGH IMPROVED GOVERNANCE
December 11-11, 2018
Most indices of global development such as the SDGs measure the symptoms of chronic ineffective governance. The international development community has increasingly recognized this and shifted emphasis from service delivery and capacity-substitution to more nuanced approaches that strengthen local s...

How a Hands-On Workshop to Help You Find Government Opportunities
HOW A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP TO HELP YOU FIND GOVERNMENT OPPORTUNITIES
December 11-11, 2018
The federal government issues more than $600 billion in contracts per year. Opportunities are posted on a wide range of sources. The volume can be overwhelming. Finding the right opportunities that match your company’s products and services is a challenge. This course provides an overview of g...