Many homeland security grants to local and state governments
amount to pork- barrel spending, James Jay Carafano writes in an editorial in the Washington Times.
It would increase efficiency for the provincial and federal governments
as well as corporate taxpayers by eliminating red tape.
A cooperative is a collaborative organization that provides records and information services to two or more taxing entities of local government
. The fundamental methodology is "shared services." It is apropos to think of a cooperative as a support service "of, by, and for" local governments
Instead of implementing Freedom Charter policies, the ANC made what liberal South African journalist Allister Sparks called "the great U-turn." Even before the ANC took power in the 1994 elections, the liberation movement was convinced that nationalization would alienate western governments
and investors as well as international lending institutions.
Years ago, you had only governments
involved," said Riordan.
34, Basic Financial Statements--and Management's Discussion and Analysis--for State and Local Governments
, compounds the materiality issues for preparers and auditors of state and local government
This issue is about buildings made by governments
, both national and local, to serve the needs of citizens--the people who pay for the results.
The creation of the FirstGov federal Web portal represents a dramatic new way of doing business for government
. The portal itself represents a major change in how the government
will interact with its customers--citizens, businesses, and other governments
Bernard Rubin, author of Media, Politics and Democracy (Oxford University Press, 1977), maintains that governments
have a responsibility for "advertising" themselves--conducting a reporting program that attempts to describe the government
's role, function, programs and policies.
The amount of money available to Central European governments
some 16 years after the fall of communism continues to astonish.
Up until a few years ago, governments
at all levels paid about half the program costs of voluntary social service organizations.
By contrast, our unified governments
have gone on fiscal benders.
The most common such benefit is health care insurance, and some governments
also provide life insurance, long-term care and dental insurance for retirees.
The POW story was instructive on several levels, not least of which was that even democratic governments
are capable of doing just about anything.
The work of gaining support from state and local governments
now requires creative sales tactics.