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April 17, 2013 – 909 views
Resource Government
It is quite easy to understand the reason behind the disgust and lack of interest that the people who draft the budget each year feel. Preparing a budget involves a huge amount of work that is very boring. It is also not even remotely as fulfilling as being involved in any of the projects that are identified in the budget. However, it needs to be drafted and there is no way around that fact... Full Story 
April 2, 2013 – 864 views
Resource Government
The Minnesota Open Meeting Law requires that the meetings held by governmental bodies should be made open for the public. Originally enacted back in 1957, The Supreme Court of Minnesota has mentioned about 3 purposes of its law for open meetings. One purpose was to prohibit and prevent actions taken at a meeting that’s secret. Therefore... Full Story 
March 15, 2013 – 867 views
Resource Government
“All publicity is good publicity.” While this saying might be true for musicians, actors, authors, and producers, bad publicity is always a bad thing. Government executives and organizations like to keep a low profile in the news. This is to prevent unwarranted public scrutiny. Therefore, it is important that government agencies have a media relations policy in place, which describes how the organization and its employees interact with the media... Full Story 
March 12, 2013 – 844 views
Resource Government
Ever since the aptly-called 'Facebook election' of Barack Obama as the President of the United States in 2008, social media has been a point of political reference for citizens, media, and politicians alike. And it's not the people who run these social media sites, but rather the millions of users on these sites who have altered political processes all over the world... Full Story 
February 14, 2013 – 903 views
Resource Government
A fiscal cliff is a sharp fall in budget deficit, due to the increase in taxes and reduction in spending as enacted by the previous tax laws. This situation will arise if the Budget Control Act of 2011 is put into action. This plan aims at reducing the federal deficit in the US. The deficit is defined as the total amount by which the spending of the government exceeds its revenue. But leading economists predict that this change can affect the local administration of the country in a serious manner. The impact of this economic change on the local governments is discussed below... Full Story 
February 1, 2013 – 859 views
Resource Government
Using various modes of public mass transit could be a cost-effective way to travel, but there are various disadvantages of such transit. The various negatives of public transportation include irregularities in scheduled timing, limited coverage, as well as a threat to personal safety of the commuter... Full Story 
January 16, 2013 – 919 views
Resource Government
The Constitution of California and the State Public Records Act have given the residents of California the right to access public information which is maintained by the state and local government agencies. One can access the required information through The Department of Justice (DOJ), California. The state also allows the public to attend a large number of open meetings of the local government bodies... Full Story 
January 7, 2013 – 1,152 views
Resource Government
New Jersey’s Public Records Law, which is also known as Open Public Records Act (OPRA), is a statute which governs the public’s access to New Jersey’s government records. This act mainly intends to expand the right of access of the public to government records and create an appeal process for access, if the records are denied... Full Story