Morning Buzz

05.02.2015

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Happy Saturday! Today’s Buzz features guilty pleas in NJ’s ‘Bridgegate’, DOJ rules on flammable oil trains and why Hillary is embracing Bernie.  It’s Independent Bookstore Day! We’re celebrating with a look at our favorite little box book shops.

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Morning Buzz

5.1.15

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In this Morning’s Buzz we are still seeking clarity in Baltimore, we find out whether Philadelphia employees will be allowed to leave work to vote while on the clock, and why every American may soon own a Tesla.

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

05.01.15 Jobs, Jobs, Jobs – Happy Ed Balls Day Remix

Comments Off 28 April 2015

Oh balls: People will never let Ed Balls forget his amazing Twitter fail

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Interactive

Take the “Workforce of the Future” Survey

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ELGL member Amber Snowden is the Communications and Project Manager for the Center for State and Local Government Excellence.  SLGE is conducting the “Workforce of the Future” research initiative in collaboration with the Local Government Research Collaborative. The Collaborative is comprised of 20+ local governments, the master’s programs of three universities, ICMA, and the Alliance for Innovation. Amber would [...]

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Interactive

ICMA Case Study: My Team Is Overwhelmed (And So Am I!)

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This is the second installment in ICMA’s “Career Compass” series where ELGL members get to share their responses prior to reviewing the full case response from Dr. Frank Benest.  Review the below case and use the comments field to share your ideas.  In a week, we’ll share the responses we receive, plus the best practices [...]

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Calendar

Portland! Portland! Global Smart Cities Hackathon

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Portland is participating in the Global Smart Cities Challenge, and on May 16th we invite you join us for a Global Smart Cities Hackathon leveraging Intelligent Transit and Air Quality data.  The Hackathon will bring together students, developers, and designers from across the Portland area to build apps and visualizations using the data collected from [...]

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13 Percent

1984 with Cyndy Powell, Texas City Manager

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Report: Glass Ceiling Still Strong in Local Government The #13Percent initiative is sweeping the country with mentions in Governing Magazine and GovExec. We’ll continue to highlight the lack of diversity in local government and hope that you’ll help us raise awareness by sharing the #13Percent initiative with colleagues, on social media, and in conversations. Cyndy [...]

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ELGL/Southwest

ELGL’s Top 10 Posts – #5 through #1!

0 Comments 01 May 2015

Matt Wojnowski (Twitter) has approximately 15 years of local government management experience and currently serves as the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation at the City of Killeen, TX

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News Article

The Oregonian Features ELGL

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#13Percent, use of social media, and ELGL’s mission are all featured in this article from the Oregonian – Gender Equality and Collaboration in Local Government.

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ELGL/Southwest

So Much Time and So Few Articles…Strike That, Reverse It! ELGL’s Top 10 Articles

0 Comments 30 April 2015

Matt Wojnowski (Twitter) has approximately 15 years of local government management experience and currently serves as the Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation at the City of Killeen, TX

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Allow Myself to Introduce Myself

What I Am with Katie Walpole, Clark County, NV

0 Comments 30 April 2015

Link: ELGL Spreads Across the Country “Cross between The Atlantic magazine and Buzzfeed”  Welcome to our new member feature. We’ve all heard the excuse “I’m too busy” so we’ve simplified our feature to illicit short, meaningful responses for our new members. As a side note, ELGL is adamantly opposed to the excuse, “I’m too busy.”

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