It’s ironic but true: During tough economic times as library
budgets are being cut, public library use increases. Sunnyvale
used technology to overcome this challenge.
The institute releases materials for local agencies about
involving the public in local budgeting, working with local
clergy and congregations, and public engagement stories.
Local agencies throughout California are striving to reduce costs, even as the demand for services grows. Improving efficiency helps agencies do more with their existing resources and can offer a…
A much larger share of federal spending is being distributed in
the form of competitive grant funding through executive branch
departments and agencies.
Local officials throughout California are finding new and more
participatory ways to involve residents in local budgeting