• This page publicly reports the U.S. Department of State's progress in meeting the requirements of the Digital Government Strategy and implementing the Open Data Policy. (state.gov)
  • The BJP-led central government was thirsty for me and my government's blood from day one since I assumed office in February 2014,' said Harish Rawat, the state's sacked Congress chief minister. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The information is public through the state's open records laws, which are designed to give citizens the ability to access the inner workings of their government. (lansingstatejournal.com)
  • It does so, first, by providing provides an inventory of national practices regarding the application of the Guidelines recommendation that governments should develop and issue an ownership policy that defines the overall objectives of state ownership, the state's role in the corporate governance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs), and how it will implement its ownership policy. (oecd.org)
  • The State's Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Aisha Bello, said that the Government was prepared to provide the required counterpart funding for the joint projects' implementation from its NGN 274-billion budget. (afdb.org)
  • Gov. Rick Scott declares state of emergency for red tide outbreak in southwest Florida The massive fish kill is from a particularly strong red tide algae bloom that's been in parts of seven southwest Florida counties since October. (usatoday.com)
  • In Nigeria, States are constituent political entities, which shares sovereignty with the Federal Government of Nigeria. (wikipedia.org)
  • VMware offers State Government, Local Government, and Educational entities (SLED) a variety of procurement vehicle options to purchase VMware products and services. (vmware.com)
  • Kansas State of Kansas Web Accessibility Requirements Purpose: To establish a State of Kansas policy regarding accessibility requirements for all State of Kansas internet, intranet, and extranet websites, web services, and web applications, including those that are developed internally, developed via contract, provided by third parties on behalf of state Entities, or purchased products. (section508.gov)
  • Since states are sovereign entities with unlimited ability to tax, and because they cannot declare bankruptcy, any government pension shortfall must eventually be paid by the taxpayer. (forbes.com)
  • Before making a release determination, the FOIA Office often coordinates with other Federal agencies, foreign governments, and commercial entities whose information may be contained in USTR records. (ustr.gov)
  • The success of the 2020 presidential election could hinge on a most unlikely government agency: the U.S. Postal Service. (ap.org)
  • A 2016 government report had recommended that 90% of the park's 6,000 brumbies be killed, reducing the herd to 600 in the 2,700 square miles of mountainous wilderness that includes Australia's highest mainland peak, Mount Kosciuszko, and the nation's most popular ski fields. (belfasttelegraph.co.uk)
  • Iowa launched an initiative aiming to make the state the nation's healthiest by 2016. (governing.com)
  • Microsoft enables digital transformation through innovative productivity and business process tools that help to improve government services. (microsoft.com)
  • Find out how local governments can deliver intelligent, innovative digital services to make their cities more sustainable, prosperous, and inclusive. (microsoft.com)
  • Explore the interactive e-book, Bringing Citizen Services into the Digital Age, to learn how agencies like yours improve citizen services with government cloud solutions. (microsoft.com)
  • Microsoft enables digital transformation of government with an integrated, flexible, and trustworthy approach that offers a choice of public, private and hybrid cloud services. (microsoft.com)
  • A comprehensive Digital Government Strategy aimed at delivering better digital services to the American people was launched on May 23, 2012. (state.gov)
  • U.S. Government agencies are asked to "build a 21st century digital Government that delivers better digital services to the American people. (state.gov)
  • The Open Data Policy has as its goals to increase operational efficiencies at reduced costs, improve services and support mission needs, to safeguard personal information and to increase public access to valuable government information. (state.gov)
  • Our new design makes it easier to find and learn about the State Department's programs and services-from passports and visas to learning how U.S. diplomacy benefits the American people. (state.gov)
  • The office produces and distributes information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government, including U.S. passports for the Department of State as well as the official publications of the Supreme Court , the Congress , the Executive Office of the President , executive departments , and independent agencies . (wikipedia.org)
  • Torrents of data form the foundation for predictive analytics to inform and improve government services. (oracle.com)
  • The State Library supports the research and information needs of government, libraries, and the public through innovative services and access to a comprehensive repository of state documents and other historical items. (mass.gov)
  • Indiana IN.gov Accessibility Policy Indiana is committed to inclusion and universal access in all of its services and programs. (section508.gov)
  • The Mason Building, home of the Michigan Office of Retirement Services, is seen in this Lansing State Journal file photo. (lansingstatejournal.com)
  • State and Local Government services are enjoyed by two groups, residents and non-residents: similarly, taxes are borne by both groups. (repec.org)
  • Texas Department of State Health services focus on preventing disease, protecting health, and promoting safe and healthy living. (healthfinder.gov)
  • However, as the need for services increases, government funding will not be able to keep up, undermining a critical component of the nation's health care delivery system. (milliman.com)
  • Throughout the history of Oregon's regional services system, local governance and state statutes concerning the mission of ESDs has remained somewhat constant: 'Education Service Districts assist school districts and the State of Oregon in achieving Oregon's education goals by providing equitable educational opportunities for all of Oregon's public school students. (oregon.gov)
  • Many of the revenue sources the state uses to fund senior services haven't met increased costs, he said. (governing.com)
  • The Pennsylvania Lottery, which Gov. Tom Corbett recently privatized, also funds transportation and related services benefiting seniors. (governing.com)
  • That's nearly as much stone crab as was collected across the state in 2015, the most recent occurrence of red tide, according to Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. (usatoday.com)
  • Others provide special services either to the government or to the people. (countrystudies.us)
  • The Federal Reserve regulates private banking institutions, works to contain systemic risk in financial markets, and provides certain financial services to the U.S. government, the public, and financial institutions. (countrystudies.us)
  • The state prisons' health services are provided by an outside vendor, with less than favorable results. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The State of Maryland pledges to provide constituents, businesses, customers, and stakeholders with friendly and courteous, timely and responsive, accurate and consistent, accessible and convenient, and truthful and transparent services. (maryland.gov)
  • Community Services Block Grants (CSBG), administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), provide federal funds to states, territories and Indian tribes for distribution to local agencies to reduce poverty. (unt.edu)
  • Each state of Australia has a Governor, who represents the Queen of Australia (currently Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom) and performs the ceremonial duties of a head of state. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the states, the Governor is the head of Executive, but real executive power vests with the Chief Minister who heads the Council of Ministers. (wikipedia.org)
  • President's Rule allows a centrally appointed state governor to temporarily replace the elected state government if the latter is no longer able to function. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • In her announcement, Coffman said she was "running to be governor of all four corners of our diverse state. (cpr.org)
  • The Democratic governor has proposed additional money for fire-fighting and prevention efforts in the next state budget, which he and lawmakers are still negotiating. (mercurynews.com)
  • The red tide declaration comes a month after the governor declared a state of emergency for Glades, Hendry, Lee, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach and St. Lucie counties on both coasts of South Florida because of freshwater blue-green algae outbreaks from Lake Okeechobee water discharges. (usatoday.com)
  • Paul Osuyi, Asaba Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has said Deltans are celebrating unity and peaceful co-existence as a people. (sunnewsonline.com)
  • In a meeting at the Bank premises in Abuja on Friday, December 22, 2015, the Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, described the State as an agricultural hub with diverse resources and immense potential. (afdb.org)
  • Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in 31 counties, including Lee, Collier and Charlotte, in response to Tropical Storm Emily. (news-press.com)
  • Government agencies are deploying secure digital workspaces across use cases and mission programs, enabling anytime, anywhere, on any device access to government data and applications while transforming citizen service delivery. (vmware.com)
  • The Project Open Data website is a collection of supporting code, tools, and case studies designed help agencies adopt the Open Data Policy and help users unlock the potential of government data. (state.gov)
  • The Department's FSCP Working Group is building a Departmental Source Code Inventory and Repository, leading to the work of State computer coders being available to other government agencies and computer analysts worldwide. (state.gov)
  • Government agencies across the nation look to Oracle to provide a comprehensive, 360-degree set of solutions to help meet present-day challenges and unforeseen future needs. (oracle.com)
  • State agencies and local governments have many opportunities to lead by example by incorporating P2 strategies into new and existing programs. (ct.gov)
  • To provide an accessibility model in which web content authors, format designers, and software developers within State agencies understand their roles in providing persons with disabilities, access to existing and developing State web sites. (section508.gov)
  • We use this approach to describe and analyze the diversity in functional scale and structure among the 50 US state governments reflected in the webpages and links they have created online: 32.5 million webpages and 110 million hyperlinks among 47,631 agencies. (pnas.org)
  • We first verify that this extensive online footprint systematically reflects known characteristics: 50 hierarchically organized networks of state agencies that scale with population and are specialized around easily identifiable functions in accordance with legal mandates. (pnas.org)
  • Because we offer a robust, scalable, secure and reliable operational environment, government agencies continually entrust us with their most critical business functions. (sas.com)
  • SAS also provides government agencies a direct link to SAS R&D for issue resolution and early product functions. (sas.com)
  • FedStats - A gateway to over 70 agencies that provide government statistical information. (emporia.edu)
  • No agencies can conclude an international agreement in the name of the United States without first consulting with the State Department. (webpronews.com)
  • US government executive agencies, congress and judicial branches, together with some international organizations and wholly owned government corporations, are all authorized by law to purchase from the GSA Schedules. (snapsurveys.com)
  • The executive departments are the major operating units of the federal government, but many other agencies have important responsibilities for keeping the government and the economy working smoothly. (countrystudies.us)
  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) coordinates the work of federal, state, and local agencies in responding to floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, and other natural disasters. (countrystudies.us)
  • Turning appropriate government agencies and facilities over to private operators is the right thing to do -- but only with stringent oversight controls and assurances that the public's interest will not be pushed aside in the rush for a profit. (baltimoresun.com)
  • I have declared a state of emergency across 31 counties to ensure that every community has the resources they need, and that state, regional and local agencies can easily work together to keep people prepared during Tropical Storm Emily. (news-press.com)
  • From January 1 to December 31, 2019, 1,282* individual cases of measles were confirmed in 31 states. (cdc.gov)
  • The government projects 5.5 percent growth this year, followed by 5.7 percent in 2019. (rferl.org)
  • President Pranab Mukherjee sacked the Uttarakhand leadership on the recommendation of Mr Modi's government after nine local Congress MPs rebelled against their own chief minister, leaving Mr Rawat short of a majority. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • It is the second time this year that a Congress-led state government has been dismissed following the defection of its members. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • I n Arunachal Pradesh, another Himalayan state in India's northeastern, rebel Congress MPs joined forces with BJP members to ultimately form a new state government. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Equally up in the air is whether states, which are necessary partners in Trump's plan to bypass Congress, will sign on. (ap.org)
  • With demand for print publications falling and a move underway to digital document production and preservation, the name of the GPO was officially changed to "Government Publishing Office" in a provision of an omnibus government funding bill passed by Congress in December 2014. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Office of Government Relations and Special Projects (OGRSP) is responsible for advising Congress, the Office of Management and Budget, and the president on ethical implications of monetary, economic, and corporate policy. (faqs.org)
  • Federal government === * '''[[Washington, DC]]''' is the location of many important US buildings, including the White House, US Capitol Building, Library of Congress, and the US Supreme Court. (wikitravel.org)
  • Since 2008, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office (USTR) has repeatedly stated that ACTA was negotiated as a "sole executive agreement" under the President's power to conclude agreements regarding matters delegated to the President under Article II of the U.S. Constitution, and therefore does not need to be put before Congress for review and approval. (webpronews.com)
  • Ambassador Kirk quoted from the State Department's letter , suggesting that Congress had authorized the Executive to negotiate ACTA, and stated that ACTA was in fact already binding on the United States. (webpronews.com)
  • For the first time in 17 years - the U.S. government shut down after members of Congress failed to compromise on a funding bill. (reuters.com)
  • The 111th Congress is considering $100 million in CDBG funds to help states and communities undertake disaster recovery activities in presidentially declared disaster areas affected by severe storms and flooding during the period from March 2010 through May 2010. (unt.edu)
  • In response to the rising number of home mortgage foreclosures, several bills have been introduced during the 110th Congress that would provide additional federal assistance to state and local governments with high concentrations of foreclosed homes, subprime mortgage loans, and delinquent home mortgages. (unt.edu)
  • A new podcast from CPR News takes an in-depth look at Colorado's Taxpayer's Bill Of Rights-TABOR- considered either the worst thing that's happened to the state, or the best. (cpr.org)
  • News that the United States would recognize the rebel government as the legitimate authority in Libya spread quickly in the rugged desert mountains south of Tripoli, where rebel fighters have been battling Libyan troops . (washingtonpost.com)
  • Media Center » Video Immigration News In October of this year, the United States will start to take submissions for the Green Card Lottery to determine who the recipients will be for 55,000. (workpermit.com)
  • Media Center » Video Immigration News Many governments of the world are currently changing and reforming their immigration and migration laws and regulations. (workpermit.com)
  • PSU » Hatfield School of Government » Center for Women's Leadership » News » Mauri Matsuda, Criminology and Criminal Justice faculty, received a Faculty Enhancement Grant for her project entitled "An Exploration of Correlates and Trajectories of Delinquency Involvement and Justice-System Contact among Sexual Minority Youth. (pdx.edu)
  • There's mostly anecdotal evidence cited here, but the article refers to the Govt allowing increased THC content in authorised products (from 2% up to 9%) in response to consumer feedback. (scoop.it)
  • The Commonwealth enterprise standards are generally based on standards used by the Federal government for technology accessibility for people with disabilities, and web content accessibility guidelines developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). (section508.gov)
  • The United States and Australia are the main examples of federal systems in which the term "state" is used for the subnational components of the federation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Types === There are a few notable types of government buildings: the main ones are the capitol buildings, which are found in Washington DC and state capital cities. (wikitravel.org)
  • This prolonged period of economic decline has led the United States into recession which began in large part with the subprime mortgage crisis. (naag.org)
  • Contrasts of the United States and Canadian Health Care Systems The National healthcare debate is one that has been a continuing arguing point for the last decade. (educationindex.com)
  • 17 Nov 2006 US Health Care System: Does the Public Get the Best Return vs. Investment The United States spends more of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on healthcare then any other industrialized country in the world and because of this one would think that the U.S. provides one of the top universal healthcare plans for all citizens without health insurance. (educationindex.com)
  • And that goes for the businesses government oversees, too. (fujitsu.com)
  • The report was reviewed by the OECD Working Party on State Ownership and Privatisation Practices, which oversees implementation of the Guidelines, and is current as of October 2014. (oecd.org)
  • Arvada Mayor Marc Williams implored his impatient constituents to write Gov. Hickenlooper and the PUC demanding they let the train line open. (cpr.org)
  • Advances in cloud computing have opened the doors to state and city governments, enabling complete, cohesive, IT solutions for forward-thinking agency leaders and their constituents. (oracle.com)
  • Last week nine legislators, lobbyists and staffers accused Democratic state Rep. Steve Lebsock of sexual misconduct. (cpr.org)
  • But in bad times, when investment returns go negative, government income also tends to be weak, leaving legislators with little appetite to put more money in to the pension fund. (forbes.com)
  • The Task Force, which was created first as an advisory group in 2008, is made up of state legislators, executive branch officials and representatives of the private sector from around the country. (csg.org)
  • The large red brick building that houses the GPO was erected in 1903 and is unusual in being one of the few large, red brick government structures in a city where most government buildings are mostly marble and granite. (wikipedia.org)
  • It also casts doubt on the degree to which state government functional structures systematically reflect voters' recent ideological preferences. (pnas.org)
  • We find that government structures are most strongly associated with state economic structures, with location and income playing more limited roles. (pnas.org)
  • We conclude that the online footprint of governments offers a broad and comprehensive window on how they are structured that can help deepen understanding of those structures. (pnas.org)
  • Kano State is among the State Governments benefitting from the AfDB-funded Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme Phase-I (ATASP-I). The programme will construct 330 kilometres of feeder roads, 230 kilometres of irrigation and water conveyance canals, 229 hydraulic structures, nine boreholes, as well as build two community markets and two health centres in the State. (afdb.org)
  • In order to comply with the FSCP, an inter-bureau working group within the State Department has drafted policy to address the technical implementation of the FSCP mandates. (state.gov)
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio governor's positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates and critics of his often-aggressive policies. (ap.org)
  • Currently held by Democrat Tom DiNapoli, the comptroller controls two major levers of power: state pension funds and state audits. (governing.com)
  • Other general fund sources are state timber tax receipts and the Oregon State School Funds (SSF). (oregon.gov)
  • The stimulus package also contains provisions expanding state Attorneys General authority with respect to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) ( see accompanying article for details ), creates funds for child support enforcement for states and gives a one-time boost of monies to the Edward Byrne Justice Assistance Grants (Byrne/JAG) program. (naag.org)
  • It allows the federal government to restore, on a one-time basis, the matching state expenditures of federal child support incentive payments which in turn allows states and counties to draw down federal incentive matching funds for previous years. (naag.org)
  • Byrne funds were cut by nearly 67 percent in fiscal year 2008 for state and local law enforcement. (naag.org)
  • and funds emergency planning throughout the United States and its territories. (countrystudies.us)
  • The act limited distribution of these funds to states where the entire state was declared a disaster area (Rhode Island) and to states where at least 20 counties within the state were declared disaster areas (Tennessee, Kentucky, and Nebraska). (unt.edu)
  • Learn how your town or state agency can prevent pollution and "go green" in your offices and in your community. (ct.gov)
  • Fujitsu scanners meet the demanding requirements of government offices with image-processing solutions that include the world's fastest scanners (capturing up to 180 images per minute. (fujitsu.com)
  • The Department consists of a public health network that includes local, regional, and state offices. (healthfinder.gov)
  • The students got right to work, launching campaigns to run for various town, city or state offices. (wickedlocal.com)
  • Many states have also passed legislation requiring Electronic and Information technology (EIT) also know as Information and Communication Technology (ICT) accessibility. (section508.gov)
  • Mr Barilaro said legislation will be introduced to state parliament this week that will recognise the heritage value of the brumbies to the park and ban killing them. (belfasttelegraph.co.uk)
  • The QRC is working with the Queensland government on amendments to the mining rehabilitation legislation to ensure our industry has the highest standards and best outcomes for land rehabilitation,' he said. (brisbanetimes.com.au)
  • I am not deep, but I am very wide-Throughout the period 1865 to 1992, the government was both a help and hindrance to the trade union movement. (educationindex.com)
  • SAO PAULO, July 20 (Reuters) - Brazil's government is considering a 2 billion reais ($530.10 million) capital injection in the state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal to raise its capital ratio, newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo reported on Friday. (reuters.com)
  • Providing or offering benefits to government workers will not only relieve some of the Medicaid burden, it will also put pressure on other employers to provide similar benefits. (milliman.com)
  • State governments are uniquely positioned, as both large employers and as the holders of Medicaid purse strings, to take the lead toward implementing a solution to the long-term care crisis. (milliman.com)
  • Real executive power vests in a Council of Ministers with the Prime Minister as head of government. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following extensive discussion, the Washington state leadership council of NFIB unanimously affirmed NFIB's opposition to a paid family and medical leave mandate . (nfib.com)
  • The rebels' Transitional National Council "has offered important assurances today, including the promise to pursue a process of democratic reform that is inclusive both geographically and politically," Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said in an explanation of the decision to other foreign ministers. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The United States could tell banks to transfer frozen assets directly to the Transitional National Council, but that could run into U.N. sanctions still in place. (washingtonpost.com)
  • While pension obligations are legally binding, often backed by explicit state constitutional or statutory guarantees, states are generally free to change any provision of their retiree health plans, including terminating them, because they do not carry the same legal protections. (nlc.org)
  • It would manage the financial risk to the state if mineral and energy resource tenure holders did not comply with their environmental management and rehabilitation obligations. (brisbanetimes.com.au)
  • In 2002, there were 21.0 million government-employed workers, made up of 2.7 million federal workers, 5.1 million state workers, and 13.2 million employed by local governments. (milliman.com)
  • The Election Commission has directed the Punjab government to shift the reappointed Punjab Civil Service (PCS) officers whose names had surfaced in the 2002 PPSC cash-for-job scam and who are currently holding the post of returning officer. (hindustantimes.com)
  • While the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act require the State to address accessibility in general, the IITAA requires the State to establish and follow specific, functional accessibility standards and to address accessibility proactively. (section508.gov)
  • We also find that the footprint reflects extensive diversity among these state functional hierarchies. (pnas.org)
  • Find behavioral health treatment facilities in your state. (cdc.gov)
  • Using a data set on 40 state governments over a seven year period, I find that there is a significant response to changes in the yield spread. (repec.org)
  • The Act also provides investments of $17 billion into the public transportation system and high speed rail, $25 billion in school construction bonds and $7 billion in expanded broadband coverage in the United States. (naag.org)
  • For full conference coverage of Outlook in the States and Localities, click here. (governing.com)
  • A description of the open data (metadata) available or planned to be available is posted at www.state.gov/open-government-initiative/ . (state.gov)
  • Government 360 provides always-on availability through multiple channels and data-driven insights gathered via machine learning and predictive analytics. (oracle.com)
  • Understanding of modern government is limited by a lack of comprehensive, reliable, comparable data on what governments do and how they are organized to execute their diverse responsibilities. (pnas.org)
  • We demonstrate that such data can be collected from the extensive footprint that governments leave on the Internet, opening a range of unresolved puzzles and questions about modern government to closer empirical inquiry. (pnas.org)
  • The Sarbanes-Oxley, Gramm-Leach-Bliley, Patriot and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) Acts - as well as the Government Paperwork Elimination and Reduction Act - require government at the state, local, and federal levels, to employ reliable and efficient data-storage technology. (fujitsu.com)
  • My presentation for Big Data Week 2014 (livestreamed from Chicago on 05.06.2014) on how the State of Illinois is using data to drive governmental decisionmaking at the enterprise and individual program levels. (slideshare.net)
  • More than 80% juvenile recidivism (3 year re--‐arrest rate) *All data from Illinois state agency sources. (slideshare.net)
  • Labor Minister Olguta Vasilescu told reporters in Budapest that under the plan, after 2022 all state pensions would increase with inflation plus 50 percent of the real growth in average wages. (rferl.org)
  • Originally, government pensions were designed as an incentive to encourage nonproductive bureaucrats to leave service earlier than they might otherwise do to thin out the dead wood in an organization. (forbes.com)
  • Secretary of State John Foster Dulles overrode Smith's concerns. (history.com)
  • The secretary counseled President Dwight D. Eisenhower to recognize the Urrutia government, since it seemed to be "free from Communist taint" and interested in "friendly relations with the United States. (history.com)
  • We share Gov. Newsom's desire for urgent action on wildfires, but for decades now, harmful logging-based strategies have failed to keep Californians safe," Wolf said in a statement. (mercurynews.com)
  • Wigmore said that he's been overseeing the program on behalf of the Sons of the American Legion, which sponsors Boys State, and the American Legion Auxiliary, which sponsors Girls State, for the past two decades. (wickedlocal.com)
  • Learn how the VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture™ supports state and local cloud strategies, and streamlines management across private, public, and hybrid cloud deployments. (vmware.com)
  • Recent studies have documented public retirement system pension distributions annually generate over $29 billion in federal tax revenue, more than $21 billion in annual state and local government tax revenue, and a total economic impact of more than $358 billion. (nlc.org)
  • The activities of the GPO are defined in the public printing and documents chapters of Title 44 of the United States Code . (wikipedia.org)
  • The position of Public Printer traces its roots back to Benjamin Franklin and the period before the American Revolution, when he served as "publick printer", whose job was to produce official government documents for Pennsylvania and other colonies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The overall purpose of the OGE is to maintain a high standard of ethics in the practice of government and to build and maintain public trust. (faqs.org)
  • Michigan state workers were similarly peeved in March , when the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, a Midland-based free market think tank, requested and posted salary information with names attached. (lansingstatejournal.com)
  • This paper addresses the question: if state and local governments act so as to maximize their residents' welfare, and if they cannot distinguish between individual residents and non-residents but know the aggregate characteristics of the two groups, what set of taxes and public goods should they choose? (repec.org)
  • State and local governments, including public schools, either pay into Social Security just as private sector employers do, or they run their own pension systems. (forbes.com)
  • When Vice President Al Gore started talking about reinventing government three years ago, one of his most frequent refrains was about the need to follow the lead of private business and make better use of modern electronic communication pathways, such as the Internet, to bring public service to the citizenry. (latimes.com)
  • Located at SAS' cloud computing center at our world headquarters, the lab develops technology solutions to address critical government issues - including fraud, waste, abuse, tax collection, public safety and education. (sas.com)
  • Delaware has long had tax-friendly laws, which is one reason that about half of U.S. public corporations have incorporated in the state. (governing.com)
  • However, there is also activity that goes on in government buildings that may result in parts of these buildings being closed to the general public. (wikitravel.org)
  • Tandon, an internationally acclaimed leader and practitioner of participatory research and development, said that another challenge in the State was to strengthen the 73rd and 74th amendment of the Constitution that made the most radical provisions in respect of affirmative action to create a level playing field for women's participation in public affairs and participation of municipalities. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Explaining the Yield Spread between Taxable and Tax-exempt Bonds: The Role of Expected Tax Policy ," NBER Chapters ,in: Studies in State and Local Public Finance, pages 5-52 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. (repec.org)
  • An Empirical Examination of Municipal Financial Policy ," NBER Chapters ,in: Studies in State and Local Public Finance, pages 53-82 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. (repec.org)
  • Federal taxation and the supply of state debt ," Journal of Public Economics , Elsevier, vol. 51(3), pages 269-285, July. (repec.org)