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Appropriations Committee Asks for Detailed Analysis of Infrastructure Needs in BRAC Study

From: News Clippings

April 22, 2015 – Association of Defense Communities

Citing its concern about the Pentagon’s repeated calls for a new BRAC round, the House Appropriations Committee directs DOD to provide a comprehensive assessment of its infrastructure needs.

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Department of Defense Announces Winners of the 2015 Environmental Awards

From: News Clippings

April 21, 2015 – U.S. Department of Defense

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2015 – The Department of Defense (DoD) has announced the winners of the 2015 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards.

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Monterey cultural festival aims to show importance of city-military relationship

From: News Clippings

April 21, 2015 – Monterey Herald, By Phillip Molnar

Monterey – With a looming federal base closure round coming in 2017, Monterey wants to show government officials how important the relationship between their schools — the Naval Postgraduate School and Defense Language Institute at the Presidio — and the city are to both parties.

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$5 Million to BRAC funding, aims to help Wright Patt AFB

From: News Clippings

April 21, 2015 – WDTN.com (Ohio Channel 2 News), By Beairshelle Edme

FAIRBORN, Ohio (WDTN) – State lawmakers are making a big push to prepare for Base Realignment and Closures, better known as BRAC.

Their efforts could have a major impact on Wright Patterson Air Force Base (Wright Patt).

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Bloomberg Kicks Off $42 Million ‘What Works Cities’ Innovation Effort

From: News Clippings

April 20, 2015 – Route Fifty (by Government Executive), By Bill Lucia

The former New York City mayor’s philanthropic arm will assist cities with things like open data and data-driven budgeting.

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How Cities Lose Millions in Federal Funds

From: News Clippings

April 16, 2015 – Governing.com, By Liz Farmer

A new report examines the ways in which struggling cities mismanage federal grants and offers ideas for fixing it.

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Officials brainstorm on county’s future

From: News Clippings

April 15, 2015 – LimaOhio.com, By Danae King

LIMA — Community and business leaders are brainstorming what the future holds for Lima.

Wednesday was the first day of a two-day think tank, or workshop, on workforce development in the county.

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GAO Highlights Need for DOD to Improve Tracking of Underutilized Facilities

From: News Clippings

Association of Defense Communities – April 14, 2015

In a report presenting 66 actions the federal government could take to improve efficiency, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) reiterates the need for the Defense Department to improve its processes for identifying underutilized facilities as a prerequisite for consolidating or disposing of unneeded facilities.

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How a Collaborative Urban Environment in Raleigh Is Building Up Steam

From: News Clippings

Route Fifty (by Government Executive), By Jedidiah Gant and Bonner Gaylord – April 13, 2015

Building off successful cross-sector collaboration, public and private partnerships are pushing North Carolina’s capital city forward.

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Education, Workforce And Economic Growth Among Governors’ Priorities

From: News Clippings

April 9, 2015 – National Governors Association

NGA Releases 2015 Summary of Governors’ Annual State of the State Addresses

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