Fines and fees are a tempting alternative to raising taxes, but their long-term costs far outweigh the revenues they bring in. Via Governing
9-1-1 needs to move into the Internet era.
New research says "dismantlers" now have the upper hand. In 1993, President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore launched modern history’s longest-running project to fix the federal government. Posing with two forklifts loaded with federal documents, Gore vowed to streamline an “old-fashioned, outdated government” with a ruthless focus on efficiency. By the project’s end in 2000, … Continue reading The Death of “Reinventing Government”
Outdated hiring practices are to blame, says Partnership for Public Service President Max Stier.