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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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Essays on the Value of Public Service | icma.org

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FTA proposes New Starts streamline

Earlier this week, the Federal Transit Administration proposed significant changes in the way America’s major transit projects compete for federal funds.

Three Orientations to Public Engagement | Institute for Local Government

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.

Nation’s first Super Wi-Fi network arrives

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?

Oregon Investment Act

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.

Ten Cities Crushed by the Global Recession

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.

Learn From a Pink Slip

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.

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