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The American Enterprise Summer Institute is looking for college undergraduates who are passionate about public affairs, and want to spend the summer diving headfirst into public policy.
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Earlier this week, the Federal Transit Administration proposed significant changes in the way America’s major transit projects compete for federal funds.
Throughout California, most local agency efforts to involve residents occur occasionally as one-time public engagement activities that are focused on issues such as a general plan update, annual budgeting, a public works project, a public safety issue, a climate change plan, etc.
New Hanover County in North Carolina became the first county in the United States to deploy a Super Wi-Fi network, but the real question is will it also be the last?
The Oregon Investment Act will make Oregon’s economic development efforts smarter and more effective, by fostering more coordination, adding flexibility, and building new opportunities for the private sector to multiply state investments.
In Richmond and Sacramento, the two American cities on the list, the government is among the biggest employers. But with austerity measures imposed, just like in the eurozone, these cities have been particularly hurt by government layoffs.
A month after landing a job as an account executive at a New York public-relations firm, Michael Goon was fired. The company was vague about the reasons why, but the shock inspired the 25-year-old to reflect on how he could have been a better employee.
Inside the UGB
- Ex-Adams staffer claims he was forced to lie about Adams’ relationship with Beau Breedlove, forcing him out of his job
- In Milwaukie, a riverfront revival is under way – with a little help from a Metro Nature in Neighborhoods grant.
- Cornelius plans to build $2 million water reservoir to guarantee emergency supply
- Lawmakers remain confident of timber counties fix
- Oregon Backs Off Tax Ruling That Angered Facebook
- Clatsop County gets earful on creating a PUD
- Activists fight proposed utility commission, calling it ‘ripe for a quiet coup’: Portland City Hall roundup
- Beaverton Mayor Denny Doyle will provide city update at neighborhood meetings in February and March
Outside the UGB
- Dickey won’t run for re-election to Salem City Council
- Vancouver parks department faces cuts, layoffs
- Council weighs whether to extend downtown safety zone
- Discover Pass transferability legislation passes Senate; now on to the House