Hats off to Kansas City for keeping residents informed of recent election results – and for encouraging voter participation by educating residents on the ballot issues.
Month: August 2006
Schoolmatters.com, a service of Standard & Poor’s, provides a comprehensive look at school performance and financial measures for elementary and secondary schools and districts across the country.
California’s 2006 State Budget web site provides a comprehensive look at the recently enacted budget, including county-by-county coverage of the allocation of state funds.
The National League of Cities â€œPartnership for Working Toward Inclusive Communitiesâ€ seeks to promote and celebrate diversity, as well as encourage citizen participation in local government.
Farming is an important part of the economy in many states. With that in mind, Nebraska has developed a one-stop resource to help beginning farm owners and operators in the state locate financial and practical assistance.
State employees are encouraged to participate in the AR Wellness program, an innovative new employee benefit that uses online tools and support to help participants improve their health through weight management.
Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown offer many attractions for tourists of all ages and interests. This year marks the 400th anniversary of Jamestown, and celebrations abound!
While cities across the country have worked to enhance disaster preparedness and emergency response plans, overall confidence levels leave room for improvement, according to a new survey by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Many middle-age suburbs – where the majority of houses were built between 1945-1970 – are in trouble; Professor William Lucy, co-author of “Tomorrow’s Cities, Tomorrow’s Suburbs” discusses the plight of middle-age suburbs – as well as strategies for recovery.