Tag: Participatory Budgeting

05.28.12 The Morning Buzz

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HT1FGth9Qs0&w=420&h=315] Rewind Who’s Next in the 2012 Issue and Speaker Series? Call for RSVPs: Economist Dr. Thomas Potiowsky, June 13 05.25.12 Knope of the Week Talkin’ About My Generation with ELGL-Eugene Take the ELGL Five Minute Challenge 05.27.12 The Sunday Post Participate Call for RSVPs: Economist Dr. Thomas Potiowsky, June 13 – ELGL is hosting a luncheon with former State Economist and current Chair of … Continued

04.26.12 The Afternoon Delight

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhU3IfHxW-k&w=560&h=315] Rewind Save the Date: Happy New (Fiscal) Year Party is July 19 04.20.12 Knope of the Week ELGL in the Lake Oswego Review Hot Topic: Satellite Dishes Riskiest Question In A Job Interview 04.26.12 The Morning Buzz Participate WashingtonDNR – Picture yourself volunteering with Washington DNR. Learn more about all of the opportunities going on this weekend. Volunteer Opportunities | City … Continued

A Budget By (and For) the People

David Lepeska, The Atlantic It might be the hottest idea in democracy since the voting machine. In an effort to cut wasteful spending and generate political support, cash-strapped municipal officials are turning to a process called participatory budgeting, which allows residents to devise and vote on small-scale infrastructure projects. Pioneered in Brazil, it’s since been … Continued

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