The Older Americans Act Turns 50!
2 days ago
This year is the 50 th anniversary of the Older Americans Act which was passed by Congress to provide comprehensive services for older adults and establish a federal entity, the Administration on Aging, tasked with delivering these services. Since the...
Is Transparency Worth Its Reputation?
14 days ago
Government transparency is short hand for management that is accountable, welcoming and honest. Transparent government is good government with expected outcomes like more fairness, economic strength, citizen engagement and quality of life for residents. These anticipated outcomes are to be...
Online Civic Engagement: The Emerging Trend of Turn-of-the-Year Topics
Apr 16 2015
When government agencies seek feedback from their constituents via computers, phones and tablets, then these governments can augment the quantity and diversify the demographics of participants. Online engagement also offers analysis and reporting tools that improve government insights into their...