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Only 10 Days Left Until MuniGov Con! Register Now!

The first-ever MuniGov 2.0 virtual conference hosted in Second Life is coming up April 10! Don’t get left out of this unique FREE training opportunity and discussion of Web 2.0 by some of the art’s best practitioners! New to Second Life? See http://www.munigov.org/ for Second Life Orientation information. Register now, set up a projector and… Read more »

AABPA Announces Speakers for Symposium on Financial Crisis

American Association for Budget and Program Analysis 2009 Spring Symposium April 16, 2009 Capital Hilton Hotel 16th and K Streets, NW, Washington, DC Farragut North Metro, Red Line McPherson Square Metro, Orange and Blue Lines TRANSFORMING CRISIS INTO OPPORTUNITY AABPA is pleased to announce the following additional panelists will be joining us on April 16:… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Camp: from the Twitterstream

Here’s another one of my soon to be patented (:->) reports from a conference I didn’t attend, brought to you through the benificence of the Twitterverse. Unfortunately, it isn’t as complete as I’d like. After TransparencyCamp, when I discovered that the Twitter Search runs out after 100 pages of history, I new I’d have to… Read more »

“Sweet GovTweets” Mon 30 March, 2009 edition

Apologies for errors in advance: @gov20camp: Government 2.0 Camp Recap and Next Steps: http://tinyurl.com/c2677s #gov20camp #gov20 @adrielhampton: Politicians on Twitter #gov20 #opengov http://tinyurl.com/aes8g6 @web20blog: White house Open for Questions made into wordles. http://tinyurl.com/peoplesvoice #gov20 @CityHallReport: Montreal Mayor Tremblay’s party has launched a web consultation on its election campaign http://ow.ly/1GxF #gov20 @subbob: Currently using Twitter, in… Read more »

Federal Eye: Locke Joins Census Bureau Outreach Efforts

In his first official act as commerce secretary, Gary Locke urged the leaders of groups volunteering with the U.S. Census Bureau to increase their outreach efforts among the nation’s minority groups, noting the government has simplified the process in an effort to boost overall participation. “It’s our job to let Americans know that taking part… Read more »

GovLoop Member of the Week: Don Horn, Director, PBS Sustainability Program, Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings, GSA Public Buildings Service

Thanks so much to Don Horn for taking the time to be interviewed. Don Horn is Director, PBS Sustainability Program, Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings, GSA Public Buildings Service What is your current position? I’m director of the Sustainability Program for the Public Buildings Service of the General Services Administration, so it’s green federal… Read more »

Career Fair at John Jay College – April 25th

Greetings, I know this is short notice but I am posting this here in case you can help. On April 25th the MPA Student Association at John Jay College will be hosting its First Annual Master of Public Administration Career Fair. This year’s career fair is made possible by the MPA Student Association at John… Read more »

Bowling Alone Together; Blogging Together Alone

Robert Putnam’s book “Bowling Alone” presented a haunting image when it was published in 2000. Although more Americans than ever were visiting bowling alleys, there was a decline in bowling league membership. Americans were losing their sense of community. We “sign fewer petitions, belong to fewer organizations that meet, know our neighbors less, meet with… Read more »