The National Association of Counties (NACo) released an update of “New Projects” being undertaken by member counties with Recovery Act dollars.
A more open government could simply be the future of government. Despite technological obstacles, it would seem that government is, in fact, ready for transparency. Once a workable open initiative is implemented and in practice, government-wide, the real test will be to make sure it stays that way for generations and Recovery Acts to come.
The Rockefeller Institute released a report today, finding that sales tax data from the October-December quarter of 2008 indicates it was the worst decline in the last fifty years.