Privatization – providing government services through public/private partnerships – has become a growing trend in the municipal arena. Leonard Gilroy, editor of the Reason Foundationâ€™s Annual Privatization Report, shares his insights on privatization as a strategy for increasing the efficiency of government services.
Month: October 2006
New York State’s rapidly increasing debt is in urgent need of attention from state legislators, according to a call from the Citizens Budget Commission.
What better way to celebrate Mount Rushmore’s 65th birthday than a visit out west …. ? The Black Hills and Badlands area offers a variety of tourist attractions throughout the year.
California state and local government pension plans earned the most, spent the most, and had the greatest number of participants than any other state in 2004-2005, according to recently released Census data. Another report reveals which segments of the population had the greatest mobility for the year.
What makes an effective school web site? Many schools are harnessing the power of the Internet as a tool to enhance classroom instruction, increase opportunities for communication, and encourage participation in school events.
A report card on North Carolina’s Infrastructure reveals deteriorating conditions for the state’s infrastructure – particularly its airports, dams and roads.
SFO is the first U.S. airport that will be able to accept electronic passports. In a move to increase homeland security, 32 other airports are also slated to receive these scanners.
Increased input from residents and city employees helps shape San Antonio, Texas’ 2007 budget. City Manager Sheryl Sculley hails it as “a true collaboration”.