Posts Tagged: New York

Increasing Engagement Through Your Digital Presence

As citizens demand greater engagement with their government, agencies are working to improve their digital presence to provide a citizen-centric experience. In Tuesday’s webinar, state and local government leaders and industry experts talked about the successful digital strategies employed by Louisville and the state of New York.

2012 Digital Counties Winners Announced: Dutchess County, NY

The Center for Digital Government and the Digital Communities program has announced the winning counties in this year’s survey competition to identify leaders in the digital field. Four winners were named in various population categories. These four leading communities implemented new initiaties this year that created positive results and cost savings for, despite scarce funding…. Read more »

GovBytes: NYC Tests Potential Solution to Parking Woes

Those living in cities are more than familiar with circling blocks for parking spots, unable to find one. New York City, however, is testing a solution that’s been tried in San Francisco. NYC will be utilizing small sensors placed on the ground in parking spots which will transmit information on whether or not a parking… Read more »

New York rolls back MTA payroll tax, makes investments

New York will be reducing a payroll tax designed to help pay for public transportation that effects small business owners and the self employed. The move was announced on the heels of another announcement that the state will be giving regional councils $785 million to support job creation. The Cuomo Administration hopes that by taking… Read more »

What Insights Can History Provide Us Regarding The Occupy Movement?

As Government leaders, what insights can history teach us regarding the Occupy Movement? Is this a new phenomenon? Is Capitalism really bad? What can we do to educate ourselves and those who are rallying against the current system, about Capitalism’s history and future value? http://bit.ly/occupyhistory

The Government is Hiring

(The original post can be found at WiseBread written by Jason Kay) With unemployment hitting some scary levels as of late there seems to be one entity that is almost unaffected by the trend; the government. The government is not only continuing its strong hiring that it conducts each year, but bucking the employment trend…. Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06.22.2009

Greetings! Today lots of tweet action around the privacy conference going on right now, and Australia appointing a Gov 2.0 Task Force. Cordially, Caroline @WiiPigSooie Blog WiiPigSooie greensandbox: New post on unbundling governance, with the right slidedeck url (! ) #gov20 #vcc09 #vanchangecamp http://tinyurl.com/n6saxn (expand ) 6 minutes ago from TweetDeck • Reply • View… Read more »