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Blurring The Lines Across Public Administration Borders – Public School Financing and Leadership in the 21st Century

Blurring The Lines Across Public Administration Borders – Public School Financing and Leadership in the 21st Century

The management dividing line between public school districts and municipal government is blurring significantly. What does this mean for local public managers? Fundamentally, it may mean a changing of the…

FY 2018: A New Low in Congressional Appropriations?

FY 2018: A New Low in Congressional Appropriations?

In The Power of the Purse, the classic study of the congressional appropriations process from 1947 to 1965, Richard Fenno declared, “The power of the purse is the historic bulwark…

East-West Knowledge Transfer: Resolving the Paradoxes in Public Service

East-West Knowledge Transfer: Resolving the Paradoxes in Public Service

For truly being in the service of the public, the need is to create the meaning of “giving” rather than “receiving.” Public service is not only the responsibility of public…

From Gatekeepers and Negotiators to Servants: The Potential Effects of a Single Payer Health Care System on Public Organizations and Employees

From Gatekeepers and Negotiators to Servants: The Potential Effects of a Single Payer Health Care System on Public Organizations and Employees

A single payer health system is one in which a single public entity finances and organizes all basic health care services and generally makes them available to all citizens. Analyses…

Creating Local Economic Resilience to Military Base Closures

Creating Local Economic Resilience to Military Base Closures

Many declining cities in the United States began their long road of decline by relying on one large industry which either relocated or collapsed along with changes in the economy.…

More Than Piers and Parking

More Than Piers and Parking

Our world has changed since America began in 1776. We’ve debated about our foreign policy role over time, and presidential policies set different tones. Security threats have evolved, too. The Constitution…

Addressing Equity in Smart Cities Development: #NextGen #PublicAdmin

Addressing Equity in Smart Cities Development: #NextGen #PublicAdmin

The issues of race and class are deep in the fields of green/sustainability/environmentalism, architecture/urbanism/planning/building, and technology which are combined into what is called Smart Cities Development. The inequity legacy of…

We’re in This Together – Developing Cross Departmental Community Goals

We’re in This Together – Developing Cross Departmental Community Goals

As a bureaucracy, local governments tend to be segmented and consist of several silos, or “cylinders of excellence.” This is common in governments at all levels across the United States,…

The Importance of Studying Small Municipalities

The Importance of Studying Small Municipalities

It is not surprising that much of the research conducted on local government focuses on larger municipalities. Larger municipal organizations employ more staff, have more complex structures and arguably face…

We the People

We the People

The Preamble to the United States Constitution encompasses all of our hopes and dreams in one sentence. It is both optimistic and patriotic. It is the cornerstone of our American…

Reductions in Medicare Disproportionately Impact Women 65 and Older

Reductions in Medicare Disproportionately Impact Women 65 and Older

It is important to take into consideration the increased impact Medicare cuts and changes will have on women 65 and older compared to their male peers. Fifty-six percent of Medicare…