Taking "the road to implementing new and innovative solutions" in the City by the Bay.
Letting transparency take root in a municipal government.
The Love Food Not Waste program is gaining traction and serves as a good model for how to build community partnerships to help divert unnecessary food waste from landfills.
Making bottom-up neighborhood revitalization not just possible, but also sustainable.
Making the case for city planners to think more like farmers and encourage development that will be the most beneficial to a municipal budget.
Building the regulatory framework for legalized recreational marijuana sales in Oregon was no easy feat, but it’s something that other states can learn from.
This municipal leader has a solid track record of fostering the next generation of local government managers.
Crowdsourcing data on internet connectivity may seem like an odd municipal exercise, but it’s proven to be a valuable tool in Louisville.
Leading the way to evaluate the costs and benefits of economic development tax credits.
We're rolling out finalists 31 through 40, who are rising stars demonstrating excellence in their work in state and local governments.
It takes an effective leader to champion the great ideas driving innovation in government so they can be adapted locally and implemented to improve public services.
Before diving head-first into a local government’s budget season, it’s important to establish priorities first.
Using municipal data to expand a blight-fighting program that strengthen communities and improves city services.
Oregon is implementing a phased and geographic-tiered approach to raise the state’s minimum wage, an approach that’s earned high praise for the governor, who championed the idea.
There’s a need to expand access to free pre-kindergarten programs in Minnesota. And while an earlier Dayton administration proposal to do that in a big way didn’t gain traction, the North Star State took an important step in the right direction.
In Pennsylvania's second-largest city, a growing tech sector is driving the wheels of innovation. But so is city hall.
Getting the nation’s second-largest city better prepared for its next seismic disaster.
Among all the impressive work being done at Cincinnati City Hall to improve services, there’s a great fix-it app, too.
Making strides to make government contracting more inclusive.
Implementing a diversified energy strategy takes leadership.
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