Morning Buzz

07.30.2014

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07.30.2014   Todays Morning Buzz is dedicated to the Oakland Raiders and their fans who remain loyal year after disappointing year. In terms of contents we learn about social media for police officers, the surge of immigrants in the Northeast, and all the other news that fit for your computer screen. Trending on ELGL  Change [...]

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Calendar

Upcoming Chinook Institute Events

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The Chinook Institute for Civic Leadership wants to invite ELGL members to attend a couple of their upcoming events. Take a look below for more information and to register. The Chinook Institute is a non-profit that strives to create and develop better leaders to improve the communities and world that we live in. Each year [...]

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

SGR Recruitments 07.29.2014

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Our friends at Strategic Government Resources are looking for management level applicants, and one of them could be you! You can apply by contacting SGR, inquire about a specific position through the contact listed.

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News Article

Say WA!? ELGL expands to Washington State

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Home to the Super Bowl champions, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Grey’s Anatomy, and Twilight, Washington state adds a new family member this week…….ELGL. We are proud to announce a new partnership with the Association of Washington Cities (AWC).  This new partnership will bring ELGL programming and information to local government professionals working in Washington cities.  ELGL also plans on [...]

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

07.29.14 Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (Garden State Remix)

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Can a soundtrack change your life? ‘Garden State’ did   Management City Manager, McMinnville, OR City Manager, Marshall, TX Town Manager, Paonia, CO Town Manager, Limestone, ME City Manager, Galveston, TX Town Manager, Brattleboro, VT Town Manager, Richmond, ME Executive Director, Tri-County Regional Planning Commission City Administrator, Ecorse, MI Deputy City Manager, El Paso, TX City Administrator, Blue Earth, MN [...]

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Morning Buzz

07.29.2014

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Today’s buzz is brought to you by the fist bump. You know it, you love it — but this humble salutation is in the news this week because it reportedly transfers up to 90 percent fewer germs than the traditional handshake.

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Triple Aim

Change Is Coming to Obamacare?

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Josh Schultz works in New York City helping elderly and disabled people access health insurance and afford health care. He welcomes comments about this article or suggestions for future topics. This post consists of only his own views, and will be cross-posted to the American Emerging Local Government Leaders network under his column, “Taking Triple [...]

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Cookingham Connection

Guidepost #1 – Emily Leuning

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Welcome to week #1 of the Cookingham Connection.  This week, we hear from Emily Leuning, the intern in Sherwood and West Linn, Oregon.  Emily also volunteers with ELGL as our program assistant.  The Cookingham Connection pairs engaged leaders with emerging leaders to learn and think about the guideposts of city management.  Today, Emily tackles Guidepost #1.  She reflects [...]

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Morning Buzz

07.28.2014

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Funniest, creepiest and coolest fan costumes at Comic Con 2014 Trending One Minute Raps in the City of River Falls, Wisconsin 07.27.14 Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (EPA C-List Celebrity Remix) Knope of the Week: Mark Funkhouser, Publisher of Governing #ELGL14: Emily Badger, Washington Post Sustainability Chat with Portland Mayor Hales and Indianapolis Mayor Ballard High 5 1. Marijuana [...]

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Morning Buzz

07.27.2014

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Today’s Morning Buzz includes two High Five articles that make you say “hmmm” – does becoming a parent make you a better manager? (I say yes).  And, a new survey shows that Americans think U.S. would be better governed if women were in charge (I again say yes). Take a gander, and also consider this [...]

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