Innovative utilties payment plan reaches a new milestone as its 50,000 customer signs up for the program. Salt River Project provides power services to the metro Phoenix area.
Month: November 2006
Public Sector Employment Update: Niche Web Sites Link Job Candidates with Employment Opportunities
Mark Weinberg of Careers in Government, talks about how employment web sites have provided an increasingly powerful tool for job seekers and employers, particularly in niche areas like the public sector.
Urban Institute Launches Research of Record Podcasts
Reaching out to a wider audience, the Urban Institute is now offering podcasts that highlight its research, forums and events. Its first two podcasts address taxes/welfare and youth crime.
Maxwell Awards Recognize Affordable Housing Projects
Tierra del Sol, an affordable housing complex that includes a charter school, was recently awarded the Maxwell Award for exemplary affordable housing projects. Other award winning projects are located in Chicago, New Bedford and Lawrence Massachusetts.
Collin County Leads Nation in Employment Growth
Collin County, Texas tops the nation in terms of annual percentage gains in employment, says the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which recently released its first quarter 2006 county employment and wages report.
StateVote2006 Provides Comprehensive Election Coverage
One-stop resource for election results …. Visit StateVote 2006 for complete coverage of ballot measures throughout the nation.
Durham Citizens Volunteer to Improve Quality of Life in Community
Increasing government accountability and encouraging citizen participation, Durham’s Results-Based Accountability Initiative is designed to improve the quality of life in the community.
Kansas City Earns A for Evacuation Capability
While Kansas City earned high marks for its emergency evacuation capabilities, other U.S. cities did not fare as well, according to a new report issued by the American Highway Users Alliance.