In the state of Colorado, Governor Bill Ritter and his Economic Recovery Team are working to make sure stimulus dollars are spent wisely and with full transparency. Some states are waiting for the technical specifications to be issued by the Office of Management and Budget. But Colorado is trying to be proactive.
Top government contractors are chomping at the bit to help recipients cash-in on the stimulus package. But now, some companies are going beyond their proprietary solutions and technology offerings to lure customers with low and flexible financing options.
One of the most difficult challenges facing national security officials at every level of government is identification. Although government agencies have struggled to fulfill common identification requirements for federal, state and local employees and contractors, a demonstration of common identification technologies was on display last week.
In observance of Memorial Day, CivSource will not publish as scheduled. Please see today’s Above The Fold and look for new stories Tuesday, May 26….
The National Association of Counties (NACo) announced this week that their Prescription Drug Discount Card Program has helped counties save more than $179 million since the program began five years ago. But not everyone is happy.
A new OMB memo regarding administrative costs has been issued ahead of more substantive guidance due in June. But according to state and local officials, the price for transparency and accountability will be a complex number to figure.