Learn how Missouri state government is organized into three branches - the executive, legislative and judicial.
Guide to Unauditable Governments in Washington infographic
State laws require local governments to be audited by our Office and for them to submit annual financial reports, yet every year many governments do not meet these obligations. Failure to be audited and provide annual financial reports keeps the public in the dark about how public money is being used, and impairs the decision making of management and elected officials.
A State Official's Guide to Science-Based Decision-Making
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 09:15 AM Policymakers are bombarded by information in today’s ever-connected, fast-paced world. Advances in communication platforms, like social media, and information technology have brought a sea change in the public’s ability to access data at unimaginable depths and speeds. This interconnectedness can also pose challenges for state officials trying to solve already difficult issues by adding another layer of complexity to…
Government Guide to Blockchain
Why Government Should Be Using Blockchain Technology Blockchain is a great example of enabling a public-private partnership that seeks to merge interest of the federal government and commercial innovation all while increasing cohesion and efficiency. Blockchain is designed to be a principle-based regulation system that provides high safety standards, legal certainty, and a stable environment for transactions. It provides an immutable (unchanging), transparent record of the…
ACLU Issues Guide for Defense Attorneys on Unconstitutional Government Use of Bulk Hacking
In 2015, the FBI used a single warrant, issued by a single judge, to hack into and search more than 8,000 computers in 120 countries around the world. The government designed software to infiltrate computers and bypass security- and privacy-enhancing technologies their users had put in place in order to identify and prosecute those users for visiting particular websites.This kind of bulk hacking flies in the…
Information Security is Essential
Time to review information security resources. When a vulnerability is identified, processes are put in place and the fix is posted as soon as possible.
A Citizen’s Guide to Open Government, E-Government, and Government 2.0
The Open Government, Government 2.0, and E-Governance movements connect citizens with government for a more open and efficient public sector.
Your guide to a government shutdown
The budget standoff on Capitol Hille has once again made a government shutdown a distinct possibility. So, once again, that means Americans need to know what this form of Washington dysfunction means for them.
What Streaming Music Services Pay — Information is Beautiful
How much do streaming apps like Spotify, Apple, Tidal and Pandora pay the music industry? How likely is it that a musician can earn minimum wage from streaming?
The Startup’s Guide to Government Relations
By now, everyone has heard the Uber story: at its best, the “underdog” tech startup disrupting public policy; and at its worst, the venture-inflated behemoth twisting arms to prop up an illegal business. While the controversy brews, Uber is suffering: non-stop challenges of government regulation and legislation are beginning to impact the company’s ability to grow, especially in its strongest markets.
A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Government Cloud
I’ve participated in many webinars about FedRAMP. The attendees often have many questions, as well as, significant concerns about what the federal program means for the future of their organization. From these I’ve learned that there are a lot of people in the industry that want to know more. So, I thought it would be best... Read more »
A Guide on Government Gridlock
Gridlock makes it tough to pass legislation—but is that good or bad for markets?
A government shutdown survival guide
This is the third edition of the NewsCut Guide to a Government Shutdown in its 10-year history, a fact of trivia that underscores how dysfunctional democracy and representative government actually is.
Open Government Guide
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is pleased to make this comprehensive guide available to you at no cost. We hope you will find it useful and consider buying a copy (or just contributing directly) to help underwrite our efforts and enable us to keep producing publications that help journalists overcome the daily legal hurdles they encounter Funding for this edition was provided by…
Creating an Ultimate Guide to Government
An Ultimate Guide pulls together and synthesizes almost ALL publicly available data about an agency and how it does business, with particular focus on its IT and acquisition and procurement.
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area (U.S. National Park Service)
The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will be hosting a Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program information session on Tuesday, May 20, at the Bandy Creek Interpretation and Education Building starting at 5:00 p.m The Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program is a part of the National Park Service that works directly with communities to help connect all Americans to their parks…
Attorneys' Guide to Local Government Law
This CLE is a National Business Institute One-Day Seminar Identify Potential Risks and Remain in Compliance Government law is an ever-changing and exciting area of practice; but are you up to date with the latest laws and best practices that impact your community? Do you know the legalities involved with land use and planning issues? Do you know the red flags to watch out for during eminent domain proceedings? And just how much information should the public have access to? Register today and…
The Hitchhiker's Guide to Government
“In the beginning, the universe was created,” explains author Douglas Adams. “This has made a lot of people very angry, and has been widely regarded as a bad move.” Discontent with our world, we have set about improving it. Civilization is our greatest achievement, but only so long as it is about setting men free from men, not from want.
Participating Government Agency Guide
If you want to get your hands on a Participating Government Agency Guide for Canada Customs look no futher. Click the link above to download your own Participating Government Agency Guide provided by Pacific Customs Brokers.
A Survivor's Guide for a U.S. Government Shutdown
President Donald Trump, and Republican officials scurried to put together a short-term bill Tuesday that would prevent a possible government shut-down, which would see funding cease at midnight Frida…