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Low-income tenants face long waits for public housing. What happens to those who cannot wait?

This story is part of a CBC Cape Breton series called The High Cost of Getting By. In the series, journalists examine how the rising cost of daily living is affecting islanders. Over the past few months, reporters from our newsroom have spoken to people who are struggling with the high costs of basic necessities […]

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Union leader warns civil service pay talks will fail if ‘living standards deficit’ not resolved

A union leader has warned that talks to overhaul the current pay deal for 340,000 civil servants will fail if a “living standards deficit” is not adequately addressed. In an email to members of the Irish Trades Union Congress public services committee this afternoon, chief negotiator Kevin Callinan said that although figures were not presented […]

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CoinW Public Welfare Action celebrates children in Nigeria – TechEconomy.ng

CoinW shows it has empathy for the issues of the poor in Africa and donates aid and relief materials, to raise awareness of the brand’s purpose. On June 13, the African team of CoinW, the world’s leading cryptocurrency trading platform, and some volunteers from the crypto community visit the Living Fountain Orphanage in Lagos, Nigeria […]

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Intolerable negligence in public welfare projects: DC

mohamed irfan Posted on June 13, 2022 | 2:10 p.m. TANK, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – Jun 13, 2022):: The Deputy Commissioner, Hameedullah Khattak, paid a surprise visit to the Tank-Pezzo road on Monday for a physical inspection of ongoing works under the M&R funds. After on-site inspection, he expressed his dissatisfaction with the substandard work […]

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Conference on Habitability of Public Housing Rights to the City

“Best public housing, together” Cramped living space for families in PPRs where the living room, dining room and sometimes the bedroom merge. Jan Gehl, a world leader in people-centered urban design, said in his TED Talk: “We know a lot about the right habitat for mountain gorillas. We know a lot about the right habitat […]

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Saturday driveway shooting in East Birmingham council housing community leaves 1 dead

A Saturday afternoon shooting in a council housing community in east Birmingham left one person dead. East sector officers were dispatched at 4.40pm to report gunfire in the 7500 block of 66th Court Way South in Gate City. Once at the scene, they found the unconscious victim in an alley, Officer Truman Fitzgerald said. Officers […]

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Government clears way for formal talks on new civil service pay deal to start next week – The Irish Times

Formal negotiations on a new civil service pay deal are due to start next week after signing at Thursday’s Cabinet meeting. Public Expenditure Minister Michael McGrath told colleagues that preliminary talks over the past few weeks had progressed to the point that the parties now warrant a formal engagement through the Workplace Relations Committee (WRC […]

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2022 John Glenn Public Service Award goes to Bill Nelson – SpacePolicyOnline.com

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson received the 2022 John Glenn Excellence in Public Service Award from the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University this evening. Nelson is the second NASA administrator to win the award, following Charlie Bolden who received it in 2012. Trevor Brown, Dean, John Glenn College of Public […]

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Richmond scheme to teach social housing students valuable skills

RICHMOND, Va. — Ahmonte Greene has his sights set on a bright future. “My goal is to travel the world, learn new cultures, try new foods, travel to different countries, learn new things,” Greene said. Greene had the chance to try new things last year when he joined the Youth Leadership Employment Academy (YLEA), a […]

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Cuts in the public service in sight? Governor says change is inevitable

in All News / By: BVI News Jun 7, 2022 7:46 AM / Governor John Rankin. (GIS photo) The issue of downsizing the civil service as a means of alleviating the enormous strain on public finances has long been a matter of weight for consecutive BVI administrations. Currently, more than 3,000 people make up the […]

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Board of Visitors discusses rising construction project costs and new path for public service at full board meeting – The Cavalier Daily

At a board meeting on Friday, members discussed rising construction costs on the grounds and a new Public Service Pathways program. The group also heard from Lily Roberts, new student member of the Board of Visitors and rising fourth-year architecture student. The Board of Visitors is the governing body of the University, consisting of 17 […]

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Jan Abhiyan Parishad should give platform to social agencies for public welfare work: CM

Jan Abhiyan Parishad should give platform to social agencies for public welfare work: CM Staff reporter Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said Jan Abhiyan Parishad was playing an important and leading role in building a network of voluntary organizations to provide better services in the field of social care. The Parishad team works with dedication, […]

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My endless learning journey from public service to great law

First, you learn. Then you will learn more. Then you keep learning. My lifelong learning philosophy is more than just a mantra: it’s the secret to success in any business. It has helped me as a lawyer in private practice, as a former Houston City Council member as the city’s first black comptroller and chief […]

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The COVID-19 program put in place following the removal of social housing tower closures

Sheik also helped arrange the payment of utility bills and rent, as the family was unable to earn an income during the quarantine at home. And later she was able to get dental referrals for Bushre teenagers. While workers say these dental and other services will still exist once they’re gone, their customers won’t necessarily […]

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London wants to ‘reimagine’ public housing – demolishing some to rebuild

London-Middlesex Community Housing (LMCH) says it wants to ‘reimagine’ its public housing community on Southdale Road East by tearing down old units and replacing them with new ones, but residents say it’s hard to reimagine their community while their basic needs still aren’t being met. On Friday, LMCH kicked off “Reimagine Southdale”, the public face […]

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ISLANDERS RECOGNIZED FOR PUBLIC SERVICE IN QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOR LIST – Island Echo

The Honors List for Her Majesty The Queen’s Birthday 2022 has been unveiled, with 3 Islanders recognized for their incredible public service as the country celebrates Her Majesty’s unprecedented 70 years of service. As a tribute to the Queen, recipients were recognized for their outstanding contributions across all sectors, but in particular for sustained public […]

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ACT Labor senator appointed civil service minister

Cabinet Minister Katy Gallagher will be responsible for the portfolio overseeing the APS, in addition to his appointment as Minister of Finance and Minister for Women. The ACT senator is one of 10 other women to hold ministerial posts in Anthony Albanese’s new government. She was a prominent voice on the election campaign, speaking to […]

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As food prices soar, Winnipeg social housing residents are learning to grow their own

Arlene Reid has never gardened before, but with food prices soaring in recent months, the Winnipegger thought she had better learn. “Food prices are so expensive right now, I thought the best way [to save] is to go out and make my own fruits and vegetables,” she said. Reid was one of the attendees at […]

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Overpriced, but falling apart – utility is letting us all down

In a fairly recent Dáil speech, veteran Fine Gael TD Michael Ring was his usual self, but he made a statement that, quite frankly, was hard to refute. He said we have a dictatorship in this country. It is not a political dictatorship but a civil service dictatorship and it has come to such a […]

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Increased Overall Survival Linked to Public Welfare Investment for Black Cancer Patients

Black patients had longer overall survival after investment in cancer welfare programs. Overall survival (OS) at 5 years increased based on results from the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance Epidemiology and Endpoints (SEER) Cancer Database, which showed investment in programs of public welfare, according to a study of records presented at an upcoming press briefing by […]

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Racial disparities in cancer survivorship shrink with rising public welfare spending

Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Barnes JM, et al. Abstract 6509. Scheduled for presentation at: ASCO Annual Meeting; June 3-7, 2022; Chicago. Disclosures: The researchers do not report any relevant financial information. ADD A SUBJECT TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are published on Please provide your […]

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LA County Receives $1.1 Million for Solar Renovations in Public Housing – Pasadena Now

11 advised To share Los Angeles County has received a grant of more than $1.1 million from the California Public Utilities Commission to fund the installation of solar projects in multi-family affordable housing developments, officials said Wednesday. The Los Angeles County Development Authority will use the grants for two public housing developments for seniors – […]

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Waiting time for WA priority public housing jumps to a year, and it’s worse in the regions

The average wait time for priority public housing in WA is around a year, but for young mother Sheneya Tucker it was three times longer. Key points: Waiting list for public accommodation jumps 13% in WA’s Deep South region Sheneya Tucker has already been waiting for more than three years for a home The average […]

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Annapolis scooter, e-bike program does not include public housing, Truxtun Park, USNA and St. John’s College. Here’s why. – Capital Gazette

Annapolis last week unveiled fee-based electric bikes and Bird scooters as part of a micro-mobility program to help people navigate the city in something other than a car while Noah Hillman Garage is under construction. A few days into its operation, some residents began to wonder why parts of the city, including public housing communities, […]

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Law School Announces 2022 Public Service Summer Fellows

Photos submitted Top, left to right: Addison Tucker, Grace Faulkenberry, Gunnar Bartlett, MiKayla Gyroe and Lexi Robertson. Bottom: Maria Cueva, Marcus Montgomery, Kristina Ranney, Joshua Clem and Savannah Luna. The U of A School of Law’s Summer Public Service Scholarship Program offers paid public service scholarships to promising law students interested in […]

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Mayor Eric Adams urges Albany to pass Public Housing Preservation Trust bill for NYCHA

Speaking from the Polo Grounds towers in Harlem on Monday alongside NYCHA President and CEO Gregory Russ, the mayor said he intends to fight for the passage of the bill before the end of the session. legislative on June 2. “For too long, our NYCHA communities have been ignored and denied their fair share of […]

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Public Welfare Foundation awards $3.5 million in True Reformer grants

Seven $500,000 institutional grants awarded to community organizations advancing justice reforms WASHINGTON, May 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Public Welfare Foundation, the nation’s only endowment fund dedicated to catalyzing transformative new approaches to youth and adult criminal justice, today announced seven True Reformer Fellowships totaling a $3.5 million investment in restorative, community-led and racially just […]

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Pursue a career in public service with the Voyager Fellowship

Are you a US-based student considering a career in public service in the future? Are you intrigued by the issues facing particular segments of society? Are you constantly thinking of ways to contribute to the greater good to help make the world a better place? The Voyager Scholarship Fund, founded by Airbnb owner Brian Chesky […]

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USD College Corps Helps Students Engage in Public Service

Friday, May 20, 2022TOPICS: Academics, The University of San Diego is seeking 95 undergraduate students to perform public service work next year as part of the first SHU Academic Body program. Earnings? Up to $10,000 to pay for college. Participating students who complete 450 hours of service between August and June 2023 are eligible […]

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Support legislation to make the Canada Infrastructure Bank public

Over the past five years, the PSAC has expressed concern about the wasteful and inefficient Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB). Now, a private member’s bill seeks to overhaul the program and fix many of its biggest flaws. the original concept for the IPC was to provide low-cost public borrowing so that other orders of government could […]

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Linklogis builds an ESG structure and engages in community and public well-being

Shenzhen, China, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About May 19, 2022Linklogis has unveiled its first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report since the company was listed in 2021, which is also the first ESG report published by a SaaS-based supply chain finance technology company listed in China. Linklogis integrates sustainability management into strategic decisions by […]

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Coalition to Cut Funding for Public Services

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will order bosses of ‘well-paid’ civil servants to make $2.7billion cuts to help the government recoup its trillion-dollar debt, but insists the money will not will not be removed from essential services. At a press conference near Darwin in the marginal seat of Lingiari on Tuesday, Mr Morrison said a re-elected […]

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Federal election updates: Coalition releases final policy costs, says cuts to public services won’t impact support for Australians

Labor pledges to devote more resources to building ties with Southeast Asia The ALP is committed to devoting more resources and bureaucratic muscle to establishing Australia’s links with South East Asiadeclaring that the region will be a top foreign policy priority if it wins power in the elections. Work pledged to increase overseas development assistance […]

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Lancaster Passes Public Service Project Plans | News

LANCASTER — The City of Lancaster plans to spend approximately $1.26 million on utility programs and capital projects, including improvements to Mariposa Park and an after-school recreation program as part of the program Proposed Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program Action Plan submitted to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. […]

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Obamas and Airbnb CEO launch $100 million scholarships to civil service colleges

1/2 Former President Barack Obama (C) and his family foundation, along with Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, have created a $100 million scholarship for college-level juniors and seniors pursuing careers in public service. File photo by Pat Benic/UPI | License picture May 16 (UPI) — Former President Barack Obama, former first lady Michelle Obama and Airbnb […]

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Election 2022: Anthony Albanese will not intervene in the public service

Anthony Albanese has spent days campaigning for Australians’ wages not to fall, but he is ruled out to step in for a group. Anthony Albanese is focusing his attention on raising the minimum wage, but won’t commit to extending it to the civil service. If Labor wins next weekend’s election, the Leader of the Opposition […]

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Eviction from public housing leaves mother and son homeless in ‘heartless’ trend in Northern Territories

In the dark of night, on a damp March evening, Cherylene Campbell opened the rickety front door of her dream home to security guards and received a callback. Key points: A mother of two teenagers was given two weeks to vacate public accommodation following allegations of anti-social behavior Tenants usually receive at least 60 days […]

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Sunset Forward Report City Hall May 26 – Richmond Review / Sunset Beacon

sunset district Dear Sunset Neighbor, We are delighted to announce the release of the Sunset Forward report and final strategies. Join us for a virtual town hall on Thursday May 26and at 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.. We will share community feedback on Phase 2 outreach and provide insight into strategies to address housing, small […]

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Tom Hoch chosen to lead Minneapolis Public Housing Authority board

Tom Hoch, former head of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA), will chair its board, filling a seat that has been vacant for nearly three months. Mayor Jacob Frey nominated Hoch – a former political rival – for the job last week, and the city council confirmed him in a 9-3 vote on Thursday. “We […]

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UVA honors those who have built bridges and led efforts against the pandemic

Her nominators, including partners from the Blue Ridge Health District, wrote about how helpful she has been during the COVID-19 pandemic. They noted that she personally reached out to families to help remove barriers to their vaccination. The vaccination effort that Veith helped coordinate resulted in approximately 600 vaccines being administered at 10 community vaccination […]

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Queensland Premier slashes public housing amid housing crisis

The housing crisis is felt across Australia, but in Queensland it has become so severe that some people are choosing to stay in jail rather than try their luck on the streets. Amid this desperation, the Premier of Queensland was caught slashing public housing in her own working-class electorate at a time when demand has […]

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Geraldton social housing pilot program sees homeless people move into long-term housing

A pilot program to help homeless people transition into longer-term housing has been announced for Geraldton. Key points: Homeless people in Geraldton will participate in a long-term housing pilot project The program aims to use support services to help people stay in housing Individual support plans will help tenants exit homelessness Ten tenants will be […]

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China expands welfare jobs for vulnerable groups for common prosperity – Xinhua English.news.cn

File photo taken on April 19, 2022 shows Wang Junru (1st L) helping people record information at a nucleic acid testing site in Linqing, east China’s Shandong Province. (Xinhua) JINAN, May 11 (Xinhua) — After four years without a stable income, 43-year-old Wang Junru from east China’s Shandong Province now works at a local nucleic […]

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Brookline honors its staff during National Public Service Appreciation Week

BROOKLINE, MA — The city of Brookline recognized employees last week as part of National Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW), according to city administrator Mel Kleckner. Celebrated during the first week of May since 1985, PSRW is a national public education campaign designed to honor those who serve as federal, state, county and local employees. […]

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City of Brookline Honors Employees During National Public Service Appreciation Week

For immediate release BROOKLINE — City Administrator Mel Kleckner is pleased to announce that the City of Brookline recognized its employees last week as part of National Public Service Recognition Week. Celebrated during the first week of May since 1985, PSRW is a national public education campaign designed to honor those who serve as federal, […]

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Access to social housing for ex-convicts can stop homelessness after release

A recent study conducted for AHURI (the Australian Housing and Town Planning Research Institute) revealed how housing support after release can help prevent homelessness among ex-convicts. More importantly, access to social housing can also reduce recidivism among this population. Entitled “Leaving prison with complex support needs: the role of housing assistance”, this study reviewed policies […]

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Bangladesh, Latest News: Ms. Miraz Hossain leads a public welfare project for the Ban Ki-Moon Center for Global Citizens

The project, “Assistance to Backward Communities”, provides education and medical care to children with physical and mental disabilities, a press release said on Monday. It aims to build self-reliance through the education and training of homeless unemployed youth, and various other public welfare activities, including the education of helpless elderly people. Project Manager Miraz and […]

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Prime Minister Shehbaz urges philanthropists to come forward and execute public welfare projects

LAHORE: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif stressed on Sunday that national interests must come first when running public welfare projects, including hospitals serving the masses. He was addressing a dedication ceremony for Saleem Memorial Trust Hospital. The six-story, 350-bed hospital is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art treatment facilities. The Prime Minister congratulated the owners of […]

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Ken Coates: Can the public service handle the huge expansion of the Liberal government?

Breadcrumb Links Comment NP Canada is now embarking on the fastest and most significant expansion of the role of the state since the 1960s Publication date : May 08, 2022 • 1 day ago • 3 minute read • 133 comments Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, right, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speak to the media […]

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PM stresses importance of public welfare projects

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated the state-of-the-art Saleem Memorial Trust Hospital in Lahore on Sunday afternoon. He was briefed by the hospital management on the facilities available at the hospital, including cancer, heart disease, dialysis and CT scan facilities. He visited the various departments of the hospital. The Saleem Memorial Trust Hospital will provide world-class […]

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Why the Civil Service and Civil Servants Should Be Celebrated

May 1-7 was Public Service Appreciation Week. Since 1985, this first week of May has been the annual celebration of public servants’ contributions to federal, state, local and tribal government. Across the country, more than 18,000,000 of our neighbours, friends and relatives serve in government, including in our public schools and universities. For more than […]

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Cosatu offers 10% pay rise at Civil Service Bargaining Council meeting

However, the Treasury is adamant that it cannot spend more than the R20 billion, which has been budgeted for salaries under the current budget framework. Cosatu President Zingiswa Losi leads the march to the Treasury in Pretoria for the nationwide strike on October 7, 2020. Photo: Abigail Javier/EWN JOHANNESBURG — The majority of public service […]

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6 things to know about the new Farrer Park public housing development that will be integrated with sports and recreation facilities

Like announcement by the Housing Development Board (HDB), Sport Singapore and the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), Farrer Park Field is Singapore’s latest brownfield site to be redeveloped as a housing estate. The 10 hectare Farrer Park site is bounded by Dorset Road, Keng Lee Road, Hampshire Road and Race Course Road. It will produce approximately […]

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Public Service Recognition Week | Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Sheriff Alex Villanueva and other department members mark Public Service Appreciation Week On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva held a press conference to thank members of the Sheriff’s Department for the outstanding work they do for the community. He also highlighted various accomplishments from 10 different stations and sheriff’s offices […]

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Biden and Sammies awards honor federal workers during Public Service Appreciation Week

Placeholder while loading article actions With the horrific Russian invasion of Ukraine raging, the death toll from Covid-19 nearing one million in the United States, and the rise of toxic political divisions, it’s time for some good news. The good news is the appreciation shown to public servants, including 2 million federal employees, who are […]

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Tenants say Washington Heights public housing building has ‘chronic elevator problems’

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (PIX11) — The elevators in a building in Washington Heights have been in need of repair for months. When elevators break down at Audubon Houses, some say they have to take the stairs. With 20 stories in the New York City Housing Authority building, children with asthma and the elderly struggle to […]

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Tom Chance: Public-community partnerships can deliver better housing

New research shows most councils have actively supported community-led housing, writes the chief executive of the Community Land Trust Network. You may think that community-led housing is an interesting niche, marginal to council housing strategy. Tom Chance, CEO of the Community Land Trust Network But our new research using Freedom of Information requests found that […]

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Asbury Park Press Wins NJPA Public Service and Top Journalism Awards

Staff report | Asbury Park Press Discrimination against Section 8 tenants blocks housing for many in NJ Discriminating against Section 8 bond holders is illegal under New Jersey’s anti-discrimination law. So why can’t Tonya Wood find an apartment? Ryan Ross and Tanya Breen, Asbury Park Press Discrimination in housing. Politicians secretly give each other raises. […]

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Ensuring that benefits from various public social protection schemes reach the needy: Som Prakash

GURDASPUR: Gurdaspur District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee (District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee) under the chairmanship of Mr. Som Prakash, Union State Minister for Commerce and Industry, Government of India and Chairman of the District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee. A Monitoring Committee meeting was held at which Mr. Mohammad Ishfaq Deputy Commissioner Gurdaspur […]

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PUBLIC SERVICE CO OF NEW MEXICO MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL POSITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS (Form 10-Q)

The following Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations for PNMR is presented on a combined basis, including certain information applicable to PNM and TNMP. The MD&A for PNM and TNMP is presented as permitted by Form 10-Q General Instruction H(2). This report uses the term “Company” when discussing matters of […]

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Public welfare projects boost rural revitalization in Chongqing

CHONGQING, China, April 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A report from iChongqing: Rural reconstruction of terraces in the village of Hejiayan. (PRNewsfoto/iChongqing) “Chongqing is our first choice to host the nation’s first regional public welfare special event,” said Ge Yangeneral secretary of the Tencent Foundation. “Chongqing has a well-deserved reputation for its contributions to public welfare […]

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Knowledge sharing agreement between Punjab and historic Delhi, social protection schemes to be strengthened in both states: Malwinder Singh Kang

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of Punjab has described the Knowledge Sharing Agreement (KSA) between Punjab and the Delhi government as historic and called it an important step taken to reform the education and education sectors. medicine in Punjab. Speaking to the media at the party headquarters on Tuesday, Chief Aam Aadmi Party Spokesman, Punjab […]

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Populism versus public welfare

Fiscal discipline must replace the irrational gift culture A few weeks ago, the country’s senior bureaucrats made a presentation to the prime minister and pointed out that the announcements and plans in several states are economically unsustainable. They went so far as to say that the financial situation of certain States is really bad. The […]

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Inke Live Streaming Platform and Beijing Space Wish Aerospace Technology Launch Public Welfare NFT Products – Pandaily

Your browser does not support HTML5 audio China’s interactive live entertainment platform Inke, in cooperation with Beijing Space Wish Aerospace Technology Co., Ltd., on Thursday launched a satellite-themed digital collection platform called “Space Wish Universe”. At the same time, the public welfare digital collection of “Inke Space Wish Baby” was launched. The first batch of […]

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Class of 2022: Whitney Brown shines with her dedication to public service and her community – VCU News

By David SlipherL. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs As a first-generation college student and native of Richmond, Whitney Brown had high aspirations to improve life in her community. She channeled those ambitions into public service in Virginia and Richmond, where she will continue to serve after graduation, and has never looked back. […]

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Big things in store for affordable social housing in Durham city center

DURHAM, NC (WTVD) – More than 5,000 people are on the waiting list for public housing in Durham according to the Durham Housing Authority. Work is underway to triple the number of affordable housing units downtown. Durham city center has only 450 social housing units according to the DHA. But this number will increase. The […]

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Statue erected in honor of Greenville’s public service icon, a ‘leader for good’ | Greenville News

GREENVILLE — Lila Mae Brock had ambitions to help the world, but found she could do invaluable work in her own community. For years, she worked as a cafeteria worker at Greenville County schools, and upon her retirement from the Civil Rights Movement, she sought to heal the neglect of her beloved southern community. Now, […]

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Feds declare Indy public housing agency ‘insolvent’

INDIANAPOLIS — After Department of Housing and Urban Development auditors spent just three days reviewing the Indianapolis Housing Agency’s books, federal officials found the IHA “insolvent” or unable to pay his bills. “We’re running backwards,” IHA acting chief executive Marcia Lewis said after announcing the bad financial news to her board. “I can’t fix it […]

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Harassment and intimidation drive local leaders away from public office, and we all lose

Clarence E. Anthony is the CEO and Executive Director of the National League of Cities. He previously served as mayor of South Bay, Florida. Since the start of the pandemic and everything that has followed, local leaders across the country have had to step in in unforeseen ways to meet the needs of their residents. […]

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Civil Service Bureau System Mapping and Pilot Program

Body of the review The Public Service Office within University Outreach received $60,000 from the Financial Health Network’s Financial Solutions Lab to conduct a system mapping and pilot program to secure government-issued identification for incarcerated and juvenile internees pursuant to Alabama Law 2021-549. The project is led by Hollie Cost, assistant vice president of the […]

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Modi government’s welfare programs advance Baba Sahib ideology: Tarun Chugh

Amritsar, April 17 (KNS): BJP National General Secretary Tarun Chugh said that all the projects put in place by the Narendra Modi-led government for the welfare of the most oppressed, weak and disadvantaged sections of society, advance the ideology of Baba Sahib Ambedkar. In a statement, published in Kashmir News Service (KNS), he said Baba […]

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The Jordan Government Accelerators Center Provides Solutions to Public Service Challenges

AMMAN — The Government Accelerator Center held a ceremony on Thursday to celebrate winning the second batch of government service challenges. The second batch focused on four challenges related to energy and mineral sources, digital economy and entrepreneurship, as well as housing and urban development sectors, Jordanian news agency Petra reported. In the energy and […]

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WHO for improving social services in Baluchistan – Latest News – The Nation

QUETTA – The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Pakistan, Dr. Palitha Mahipala, on Thursday visited Dr. Rubaba Khan Baledi, Parliamentary Secretary for Law, and discussed ongoing projects supported by the WHO in Balochistan. The meeting also discussed legislation needed to improve welfare services in the province. Dr Asfandyar Sherani, Head of WHO […]

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Outgoing Santa Fe County executive looks back on 25 years of public service | Local News

Katherine Miller inherited a series of scandals and troubles when she became Santa Fe County Executive in 2010. Prior to taking the helm, the county’s director of public works had been placed on administrative leave and was being investigated for accepting bribes. The sheriff resigned shortly after admitting to stealing county-owned property and selling it […]

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More than 70 social protection programs converged for 400 J&K tribal villages : The Tribune India

Our correspondent Srinagar, April 13 To ensure development in the tribal areas, the J&K government converged more than 70 public welfare programs to be implemented in 400 tribal villages. Officials said a special grant of Rs 98 crore had been provided under the Integrated Village Development Scheme (IVDS) to address the lack of […]

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Victorian Civil Service boss Sandy Pitcher has told staff opposed to ‘invasion day’ he could take another day off

One of Victoria’s top bureaucrats has weighed in on the Australia Day debate, telling staff it meant “the invasion and associated violence and dispossession of the country” for many people, and that the civil servants who did not wish to celebrate January 26 could take another day off. . Department for Families, Equity and Housing […]

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Rep. Langevin: The civil service has changed since the Capitol riot | app

WARWICK, RI (AP) — After the Capitol riot, longtime U.S. Representative Jim Langevin said he briefly thought the madness and recklessness of dividing the country would finally end. That didn’t happen, and the Rhode Island Democrat says that’s one of the reasons he’s quitting Congress. Langevin has seen some of his fellow Republicans say enough […]

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Commissioner – Latest News – The Nation

BAHAWALPUR – Bahawalpur Division Captain (Retired) Muhammad Zafar Iqbal discussed in a meeting on Wednesday the situation of sanitation and other municipal services in Bahawalpur Division at his office conference room . Bahawalpur Division Commissioner briefed on steps taken for installation of open manholes in all Union Councils of Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar and Rahim Yar Khan […]

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More than 70 social protection programs converged for 400 J&K tribal villages: The Tribune India

Our correspondent Srinagar, April 13 To ensure development in the tribal areas, the J&K government converged more than 70 public welfare programs to be implemented in 400 tribal villages. Officials said a special grant of Rs 98 crore had been provided under the Integrated Village Development Scheme (IVDS) to address the lack of […]

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Nonprofit CAR sues SoCal cities for seeking access to public housing policy records

For release:April 12, 2022 A housing group is suing South Pasadena and Irvine to protect the public’s right of access to public housing policy records. LOS ANGELES (April 12) – Californians for Homeownership, a nonprofit organization sponsored by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REAL ESTATE AGENTS® (AUTO)which aims to address California’s housing crisis through impact litigation, […]

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Ex-Wales Civil Service Ombudsman takes on new role at Savills

Former Welsh Civil Service Ombudsman Nick Bennett has been appointed director of global property consultancy firm Savills. In his new role as Director and Head of Economics Wales, Mr Bennett will lead areas such as economics and grant funding advice in Wales. Mr Bennett, born in Llangefni, worked as an ombudsman for seven years, before […]

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Suggested zero-rate sales tax for public social services

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been asked to apply a zero rate of sales tax on supplies of goods made to charitable or non-profit organizations providing public welfare services. The Karachi Tax Bar Association (KTBA) in its proposals for the 2022/2023 budget, has suggested changes to the sales tax laws relating to […]

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South San Francisco refines measurement of public housing vote | Local News

South San Francisco could scale back a ballot initiative aimed at voters in November, seeking to allow the city to own and operate its own subdivisions. Jurisdictions must seek voter approval before acquiring or building low-income social housing, and the city council earlier this year signaled plans to seek permission to add the equivalent of […]

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Public Housing Museum harnesses the power of storytelling

Storytelling, one of the most powerful ways to educate and inspire others, is central to the National Museum of Public Housing’s mission as the nation’s premier cultural institution dedicated to the interpretation and contextualization of the experience of public housing in our country. To better document and amplify the stories it records, the Chicago-based museum […]

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Public service unions look to federal budget for post-pandemic solutions

Breadcrumb Links News Local News One of the main items on the list is a set of clear and consistent work-from-home policies. A photo from 2019 shows a “touchdown zone” in a GC workspace at L’Esplanade Laurier in downtown Ottawa. A survey by the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, which has more […]

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New alderman for Ward 1 continues to serve the public – St. Louis Call Newspapers

Jim Zavist has served on several city committees, served as chairman of the Board of Adjustment Crestwood fielded four aldermen races in this year’s April election, three of which had unopposed candidates. Jim Zavist is set to take over as alderman of Ward 1 for Richard Breeding, whose term is limited. The new alderman lives […]

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Cape Town residents turn to public housing call center

Cape Town’s call center for social housing issues is growing, with over 19,000 calls logged per year. That, the city says, equates to 75 calls a day. The Human Settlements Call Center assists residents with inquiries about affordable housing rentals and relief, and assists with requests for housing opportunities. In addition, call center agents are […]

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Negotiating public service contracts in the Netherlands in a “fast” way is essential for workers tired of the pandemic: unions

ST. JOHN’S, NL — Unions representing the province’s public sector employees whose contracts have expired or are about to expire say the best thing to do to relieve the stress of pandemic-weary workers is for the provincial government to negotiate new collective agreements in a timely manner. Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private […]

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Colin Allred joins Push to stop public housing authorities from banning specific dog breeds

Some dogs have a bad reputation as dangerous beasts, but many owners of Pit Bulls, German Shepherds and Rottweilers would insist that their dogs are harmless. Yet some public housing authorities may choose to ban breeds haunted by the wrong stigma. Breed myths have led to families being separated from their beloved four-legged friend, and […]

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With federal funds in hand, social housing is also high on Mayor Wu’s agenda

Such is the challenge facing the fledgling Wu administration as it explores ways to address one of the nation’s deepest affordable housing crises. She is armed with millions of dollars in one-time federal funds, thanks to Congressional COVID relief legislation, and has pledged to funnel the money into comprehensive solutions, including support for home ownership […]

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Louisville public housing needs immediate overhaul, company says

Some of Louisville’s public housing is so badly in need of work that a private company says it can no longer manage it. Properties are filled with mold, need new floors and at least one has a failing roof, according to a letter from The CT Groupwhich indicates that the Maryland-based company is terminating its […]

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Matthew Reynell wins 2022 RIT Four President Public Service Award of Excellence

A quiet champion of Rochester youth facing homelessness, poverty, despair and abandonment has won the RIT’s annual award for faculty or staff who have distinguished themselves in community service. Matthew Reynell, assistant director of the Office of Financial Aid and Awards, will receive the 2022 Four Presidents Distinguished Public Service Award at the Alfred L. […]

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Minister Berry refutes ACTCOSS social housing relocation requests

Despite a significant backlash on the Development and renewal of the social housing programincluding the policy branded as “callous and cruel”, the ACT government said it did not agree to review the implementation of the policy, contrary to statements by ACTCOSS this morning, April 4. The scheme has been described as ‘heartless’ by ACTCOSS, referring […]

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UNC Board of Governors Announces Recipients of Faculty Public Service Award

The UNC Board of Governors announced the recipients of the faculty’s Public Service Award and discussed affordable education during its Thursday plenary meeting. Committee chairs provided updates on the Project Kitty Hawk adult learning program and delegations of authority among UNC leaders. In his report, UNC System President Peter Hans spoke about the system’s mission […]

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In Inchicore, plans for the flagship public housing project now include more homes, a library and

Overview of the plans for the municipal grounds on Emmet Road from the architect’s presentation. Dublin City Council has increased the number of homes it hopes to develop on land at St Michael’s Estate in Inchicore, in a development that will be fully rental and social. Plans released this month as part of a third […]

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Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group IV Examination will be held on July 24

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) will conduct the Group IV review after a two-year hiatus on July 24 to fill 7,382 vacancies, TNPSC Chairman Ka has said. Balachandran Tuesday. Briefing reporters in Chennai, he said the TNPSC would start accepting online applications from March 30. The deadline for submitting applications is April 28. […]

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Entrepreneurship is alive in New York’s public housing. Will the city grow?

Many nights after a long day of homeschooling two of her children, Tamykah Anthony stands over the stove, preparing natural beauty products in her kitchen at Queensbridge Houses, the world’s largest social housing complex from New York. Fueled by a lifelong interest in science, she began officially selling the products in 2017, hoping to provide […]

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Davenport Sells Remaining 42 Public Housing Units to Nonprofits | Politics and elections

Three area nonprofits will purchase the remaining city-owned public housing stock in Davenport, after the city council and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development approved the sale this week. Davenport sold its low-income apartment building, the Heritage, to an out-of-state nonprofit in 2020. The sale of the 42 units in 21 properties scattered […]

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Brighton social housing shouldn’t be on suburban ‘best street’: Liberal MP Wendy Lovell

The remarks were widely condemned by the Andrews government, with Housing Minister Richard Wynne calling on Ms Lovell to apologise. “The comments by Wendy Lovell, a former housing minister, are absolutely shameful. She should have done the right thing and walked into Parliament today, apologized and unreservedly recanted – and she didn’t,’ Mr Wynne said. […]

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“Public Welfare Systems Triumph Over Caste-Based Politics in Polls” | Lucknow News

Lucknow: The 2022 UP assembly elections will go down in history as those that witnessed the cascading effect of social welfare programs not only implemented transparently, but educating the masses on their rights and access to these monumental programs, a state government spokesperson said.“Most importantly, it was done without any consideration of caste, region or […]

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Historic Liberal-NDP deal supports Canada’s most vulnerable

The PSAC welcomes the historic agreement reached between the Liberals and the NDP which will help millions of Canadians and prevent workers from falling further behind. Unions have fought for decades for the progressive measures announced under the Confidence and Supply Agreement, and they will have a direct impact on communities across the country. The […]

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Sánchez senior of Princeton receives ReachOut scholarship for public service

Princeton senior Emily Sánchez received a scholarship from ReachOut 56-81-06, an alumni-funded effort that supports one-year public service projects after graduation. Sánchez will develop a series of podcasts on the history of Latino communities in New Jersey. Photo by Jacquelyn Davila The project, “Podcasting History: An Opportunity to Bring Latino Voices Inside New Jersey’s History […]

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Woods Hole scientist John Holdren receives Public Welfare Medal

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to correct errors in Dr. Holdren’s biographical information. Few people realize the moment they stumble upon what they want to do for the rest of their lives – but John Holdren, senior adviser to the president of the Woodwell Climate Research Center in Woods Hole, remembers it well. […]

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From social housing to home ownership: EXIT Realty is the solution for affordable housing

A real estate professional returns to her hometown of North Carolina to help a woman achieve a dream WOBURN, Mass. – March 22, 2022 – (Newswire.com) As home prices soar across America, buying a home is looking like a pipe dream to the average buyer more than ever. EXIT Realty responds by asking agents and […]

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From HLM to home ownership: EXIT

WOBURN, Mass., March 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As home prices soar across America, buying a home is looking like a pipe dream to the typical buyer more than ever. EXIT Realty is responding by asking agents and brokers to engage in their communities, prioritize consumer education, and help first-time buyers make housing affordable. In […]

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Government debt aims to save society and improve public welfare: minister

Even if we have a deficit, we may still owe, but it’s to save society and the economy Jakarta (ANTARA) – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has said government debt is a step to save society and help the community thrive amid the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. “Although we have a deficit, we may still owe, […]

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EXIT Realty is the affordable housing solution

A real estate professional returns to her hometown of North Carolina to help a woman achieve a dream Featured image for EXIT Realty Corp. International Featured image for EXIT Realty Corp. International WOBURN, Mass., March 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As home prices soar across America, buying a home is looking like a pipe dream […]

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FEEDING AMERICA RELEASES NEW PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS WITH SHANOLA HAMPTON

The COVID-19 pandemic created an economic crisis that upended the lives of many people and continues to have ripple effects to this day. Feeding America estimates that at least one in five people have turned to charitable food aid in United States in 2020, an increase of 50% compared to the previous year. A food […]

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Pioneering Former Public Service Diversity Champions – Newsroom

St. Thomas alumnus Kelsey Dawson Walton ’02, ’09 MA likes to flash passers-by with a warm, welcoming smile. “It’s the kind of thing that I think can sometimes be lacking in our world,” she said. “I think when you show humanity, you open doors for yourself in life.” And some doors have opened for her […]

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City allocates CDBG public service funds | News

The City of Kokomo has allocated a portion of its Community Development Block Grant funds to various local non-profit organizations. The city’s CDBG working total is $843,746, the same as last year, because the US Department of Housing and Urban Development has not yet calculated the amount of CDBG money that the city ​​will receive […]

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Good government requires a truly public Australian civil service | Canberra time

public service, tim hollo, green, public service, public sector, labor hiring, contractors From pandemic preparedness to disaster relief, each new crisis we have faced recently has shown more clearly what happens when successive governments erode public service. Due to crippling staffing ceilings and “efficiency dividends”, widespread outsourcing, precarious employment and reduced expertise, the government is […]

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Obituary: Gary Gray, councilor with selfless devotion to public service

GLASGOW Councilor Gary Gray’s purpose and happiness in life was founded in service to others, writes Paul Sweeney MSP. Gray, who died suddenly on February 13 at the age of 49, had been a Labor councilor for the Canal ward in the north of the city since 2017. He was first elected in 2003, as […]

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Wilmington city leaders take public housing issues to Congress

WASHINGTON DC (WECT) – Three leaders from the city of Wilmington traveled to Washington DC to champion the city’s cause and be the voice of more than 150 families, including more than 300 children, who have been displaced from their homes in due to mold problems. Mayor Bill Saffo and Council members Clifford Barnett and […]

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Bangladeshi Miraz leads a public welfare project for the Ban Ki-moon Center for Global Citizens

The project, “Assistance to Backward Communities”, provides education and medical care to children with physical and mental disabilities, a press release said on Monday. It aims to build self-reliance through the education and training of homeless unemployed youth, and various other public welfare activities, including the education of helpless elderly people. Project Manager Miraz and […]

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New federal funds to install sprinklers in Mpls social housing buildings.

Nearly three years after a fire killed five residents, Minneapolis will receive $2 million in federal funding to add sprinklers to the last of its aging high-rise buildings. The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) has rushed in recent years to add sprinklers to all of its buildings, most of them built before government fire codes […]

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Opinion: Public service jobs deserve fair pay

Anna Williams, Karin Power and Rachel Prusak Williams represents House District 52 – Hood River; Power represents Home District 41 – Milwaukie; and Prusak represents House District 37 – West Linn in the Oregon Legislature. All three are Democrats whose terms expire in January 2023. At the end of this year’s legislative session, three of […]

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COMMENT: Premier of Prince Edward Island must depoliticize the public service

Martin Ruben, FCPA, FCGA, who runs a consulting business in Victoria-by-the-Sea, PEI, and has experience in the public sector and corporate governance for nonprofit, provided the following opinion piece. As a former public auditor, it was ingrained in me not to comment or discuss actions taken by elected members of government. The exception was when […]

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Flato Development Hosts Public Community Engagement Meeting

Flato Developments, the company building the new development in Beeton just off Main Street on the west end of town, hosted a community engagement meeting on Thursday March 3 to get feedback from local residents on their housing project for the elderly. The meeting took place in the Beeton Arena Community Hall. The seniors’ complex […]

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Flato Development Hosts Public Community Engagement Meeting | bloginfo(‘name’); ?>

March 10, 2022 0 comments By Brian Lockhart Flato Developments, the company building the new development in Beeton just off Main Street on the west end of town, hosted a community engagement meeting on Thursday March 3 to get feedback from local residents on their housing project for the elderly. The meeting took place in […]