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Citizen Participation & Research – County/Local Organizations
Will the Internet change the role of socio-economic factors in determining civic involvement?
Economic incentives, a strong research presence, and large talent pool have all provided a boost to the state’s biotech industry.
Not your average newspaper supplement â€¦ Crain’s Market Facts provides statistics, videos, interactive maps and more for the Chicago area.
Citing a need for a more practical and concrete recovery strategy for the City of New Orleans, the Bureau of Government Research recommends that the City Planning Commission take control of the planning process.
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.
Increasing government accountability and encouraging citizen participation, Durham’s Results-Based Accountability Initiative is designed to improve the quality of life in the community.
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.
A new set of guidelines should help Mecklenburg County and Charlotte determine appropriate economic development incentives offered to businesses looking to relocate or expand in the area.
Increasing government accountability, educating citizens, and providing financial disclosure are among the key functions of today’s best municipal web sites. This first installment in MuniNet Guide’s “Striving for Online Excellence” three-part series examines these and other objectives of top-notch state, county and local government sites.