GFOA Award Winners Increasingly Adopt ClearGov’s Website-Based Digital Budget Book Solution

By using website-based ClearGov Digital Budget Book software, local governments save hundreds of hours and create budget books that follow GFOA best practices. Maynard, Mass. – Since ClearGov® launched its website-based Digital Budget Book solution at the beginning of June 2020, more than 100 local governments, including 33 GFOA award winners, have leveraged the software… Continue reading GFOA Award Winners Increasingly Adopt ClearGov’s Website-Based Digital Budget Book Solution

Tuesdays with TED: January Edition

Fixing government, digitalizing trust, and setting goals One Tuesday a month, we curate and share three short talks on a theme. This month, as we kick off a new decade, we’ve gathered governing insights from around the globe. Surprisingly, there’s a lot that local officials can glean from their counterparts in Africa and Eastern Europe.… Continue reading Tuesdays with TED: January Edition

Newspaper Closures Affect Local Government and the Public Bears the Burden

The decline in local reporting means fewer watchdogs, a less informed electorate, and higher financing fees These days fewer and fewer residents show up at public meetings, an occurrence we’ve lamented in this space before. More troubling perhaps is the fact that in many towns across the country fewer journalists are in attendance. Among its… Continue reading Newspaper Closures Affect Local Government and the Public Bears the Burden

Join the conversation: Register to attend a live Q&A with Gov. Martin O’Malley January 23rd

It’s not every day that you get to pick the brain of a former governor and pioneer of data-driven reporting and management systems for local governments, but next Wednesday you’ll get your chance. Mark your calendar and reserve your virtual seat at the table now for “The New Realities of Public Leadership – A Live… Continue reading Join the conversation: Register to attend a live Q&A with Gov. Martin O’Malley January 23rd