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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How Marcelia Nicholson’s life experiences are shaping her public service

“Journeys” is a new feature from the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service that examines the career paths taken by our community entrepreneurs. Do you know someone we should introduce? Please send your suggestions to [email protected] Marcelia Nicholson never planned to go into politics. As a girl, she wanted to study education and become a teacher. […]

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Civil Service Commissioner announces findings of Kāinga Ora review

Thursday, March 3, 2022, 11:38 a.m.Press release: Public Service Commission The public housing agency, Kāinga Ora, failed to meet expected standards of political neutrality when it published an article about a political candidate, Civil Service Commissioner Peter Hughes has found. The commissioner said Kāinga Ora was wrong when he looked at the principle of political […]

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Van Broad de Mauldin looks back on 15 years of public service

wide van will say goodbye as Director of Community Development with the town of Mauldin March 28. The economic development veteran has been serving the Golden Strip since October 2007, when he started as Economic Director of Fountain Inn. “When I started at Fountain Inn, the town had a depressed downtown with 60% of its […]

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Budget debate: Up to 40 hours for civil servants to familiarize themselves with other sectors

SINGAPORE – From this year, civil servants will have more opportunities for exposure to other sectors, with up to 40 hours at their disposal to do so. Minister in charge of Public Service Chan Chun Sing announced on Wednesday March 2 that each officer can use up to 40 hours per year to participate in […]

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Walter Mulkewich, Mayor of Burlington 1991-1997, A Life of Public Service | The public record

Today brought the sad news that former Burlington Mayor Walter Mulkewich passed away on February 28. He was truly one of the most honest people in politics in Burlington and Hamilton as well. To say they don’t make politicians like Mulkewich anymore is an understatement. He dedicated himself to public service, he showed courage, grace […]

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UConn Health’s mission is our state’s public service

As the new interim CEO of UConn Health, I testified on February 22 before the Connecticut General Assembly Appropriations Committee regarding our budget request for the next fiscal year. I highlighted the enormous good that UConn Health proudly does and achieves as a public service mission for our state. However, I remain troubled and perplexed […]

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Maderan receives state recognition in the civil service

For the Madera Tribune Nick Salinas Madera County Chief of Staff to Chairman of the Board of Supervisors Robert Poythress, second from right, receives his senior staff credential from the California State Association of Counties California County earlier this month. This is the highest educational milestone one can earn from CSAC. Madera County District #3 […]

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Councilor Derek Bibby says public service is ‘a privilege’

A LABOR stalwart who has spent the last decade as a Renfrewshire councilor has thanked his constituents as he prepares to retire. Derek Bibby was elected to represent Johnstone North, Kilbarchan, Lochwinnoch and Howwood in 2012 and says it has been an “honour” to help residents and give them a voice in Renfrewshire Council Chambers. […]

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Letter of Advice: Jonathan Slater, Commission with Public Service Consultants

October 2021 1. BUSINESS MEETING REQUEST: Jonathan Slater, commission to Public Service Consultants (PSC) as part of his independent consulting firm. You have sought advice from the Advisory Committee on Professional Appointments (the Committee) under the Rules for Government Professional Appointments for Former Crown Servants (the Rules) to assume a role with Public Service Consultants […]

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director of GHURA mourned, remembered for his dedication to public service | Guam News

Guam Housing and Urban Renewal Authority executive director Ray Topasna has died, Leon Guerrero’s administration confirmed Sunday afternoon. “Our hearts are broken by the sudden loss of our good friend and respected public servant Ray Topasna,” Governor Lou Leon Guerrero said in a statement to local media. Topasna recently spearheaded programs to help families deal […]

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Pioneer of Tampa public service and politics

Matching times TAMPA — Sandra Warshaw Freedman was Tampa’s first elected female mayor. As president of the city council, she took over as mayor in 1986 when Bob Martínez resigned to succeed in his run for governor. Then, she was elected for two terms from 1987 to 1995. As a teenager, Freedman was a tennis […]

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Madhya Pradesh HC cancels OBC’s 27% quota in Civil Service Commission review

Bhopal: In a jolt for the state government, the Jabalpur Bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court on Wednesday (February 16th) canceled the 27% quota for Other Backward Classes (OBC) in the main review of the Commission of the State Civil Service (PSC), held in 2019. A two-member bench of the High Court, headed by […]

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Oklahoma Utility Company Selects ICF for Energy Efficiency Contract

The company will implement Utility’s commercial and residential portfolios FAIRFAX, Va., February 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Public utility company of Oklahoma (PSO) recently awarded a complementary multimillion-dollar contract to global consulting and digital services provider ICF (NASDAQ: ICFI) to manage and implement its energy efficiency programs. (PRNewsfoto/ICF International) PSOa unit of American Electric Power, is […]

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Audit of human resources for the civil service will start on February 1 – Magnetic Media

Nassau, Bahamas, February 15, 2022 – Minister of Agriculture, Marine Resources and Island Family Affairs Hon. Clay Sweeting will speak at the inaugural Food for Summit and Expo in Dubai on February 23-24. The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, HE Miriam Al Mheiri of the United Arab Emirates, who is also responsible for agriculture, […]

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PSA president warns: leave the civil service alone

News Jensen La Vendee Tuesday, February 15, 2022 The president of PSA, Leroy Baptiste. – A day after the Prime Minister suggested that executives from the private sector should be allowed to lead the civil service, the president of the Civil Service Association (PSA) Leroy Baptiste said the civil service should be left as it […]

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Conversation Starter: What does rising inflation mean for Canadian workers?

Inflation is rising rapidly in Canada and around the world, and workers are struggling. Growing consumer demand, global supply chain disruptions, product shortages and rising oil prices have all contributed to a spiraling cost of living. This fall, consumer prices in Canada rose at their fastest pace in 18 years. Food prices have increased by […]

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VA offers utility loan forgiveness | Life

Veterans and active duty members can take a step closer to student loan forgiveness through the Civil Service Loan Forgiveness Program. You must submit your application by October 31, 2022. By canceling loans after 10 years of public service, the PSLF eases the burden of student debt on public servants, allows many borrowers to keep […]

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Public Service Priority Program: Buzdar

LAHORE: Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar said on Monday that the main agenda of the PTI government is to serve the people of the country. He expressed these views while chairing a consultative meeting here at his office to consider party business and suggestions regarding local government elections. Federal Ministers Shafqat Mahmood and Makhdoom Khusro […]

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Chasing good people out of public service |

Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin seemed to have a lot going for him as he prepares for a re-election campaign for his Westside district. A petty recall effort had aborted and failed. Bonin, who was first elected in 2013, won his last re-election with 71% of the vote. Then suddenly he announced last week […]

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Political vitriol drives good people out of public office | Opinion

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A public service | Opinion

Editor: The Aspen Daily News has done a public service by publishing Mr. John Fayhee’s detailed reporting on our MP, Lauren Boebert. However, one of the main themes of the article, the number of bills sponsored by the MP, is very misleading. Aside from the harsh reality that Nancy Pelosi’s partisan control of Congress makes […]

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Public service and community can cope with New York’s post-COVID crisis

Public service and community can cope with New York’s post-COVID crisis When you live in a city as crowded as New York, you seek community in your neighborhood, your neighborhood, and the city as a whole. We identify with the place — it offers the security of familiarity. Last weekend, I watched the city’s sanitation […]

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3 alumni to be honored for their careers in public service

Three University of Virginia Law School alumni — Sejal Jhaveri ’15, Nitin Shah ’09, and Thomas Silverstein ’13 — will be honored for their public service work at the sixth annual Shaping Justice Conference on Feb. 4. Shah will receive the Shaping Justice Award for Extraordinary Achievement. He is general counsel for the United States […]

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Active duty veterans can take advantage of the Civil Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Veterans and active duty members can take a step closer to student loan forgiveness through the Civil Service Loan Forgiveness Program. You must submit your application by October 31, 2022. By canceling loans after 10 years of public service, the PSLF eases the burden of student debt on public servants, allows many borrowers to keep […]

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Charlie Crist announces ‘Affordable Florida for All’ plan and targets Public Service Commission reform

Rep. by Charlie Christ campaign for governor of Florida unveiled the first part of a new policy plan aimed at making life in the Sunshine State more affordable for Floridians. It’s aptly called the “Affordable Florida for All” plan, and two more parts of the proposal are set to be unveiled later this week. Crist […]

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EDITORIAL: The Public Service has had it easy during COVID

Many workers have gone through difficult times since COVID-19 began to affect our economy and our society. But one group that has been largely spared these pains are public sector workers. A series of freedom of information documents from the Canadian Taxpayers Federation show how easily public servants got it compared to many of their […]

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A Public Service Profile for Pandemic Operations by Chris Coudriet

As I shared last November, New Hanover County commissioners and staff developed an innovative model, through the use of U.S. bailout funds, to create a pandemic operations team to support the community in our continued fight against COVID-19. They will not only support today’s efforts, but will continue as COVID-19 becomes more endemic, and will […]

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Public Service Commission cuts demand for National Grid rate hike – Saratogian

ALBANY, NY – The New York State Public Service Commission recently approved a three-year rate plan for National Grid customers living in upstate New York that is significantly lower than what that the company had originally requested. The Commission adopted a joint proposal signed by the company, ministry staff and task forces, among others, which […]

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Improving public service: PM issues 24 directives to DCs

UNB, Dhaka Tue Jan 18 2022 12:17 PM Last updated on: Tue Jan 18 2022 2:49 PM Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opens the three-day DC-2022 Conference at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium. Photo: P.I.D. “> Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opens the three-day DC-2022 Conference at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium. Photo: P.I.D. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today […]

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Buhari rejected dismissal of civil service workers ― FG

The federal government has said that despite the devastating effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the national economy, President Muhammadu Buhari has ruled that no public service worker should be laid off or have to pay a salary. because of the pandemic. The government has also revealed that the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) and the […]

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RI Public Service Commission Hwa Chong Scholars Ratio Declining Over Past 3 Years: Chan Chun Sing

SINGAPORE – The percentage of Public Service Commission (PSC) scholarships awarded to students at Raffles Institution (RI) and Hwa Chong Institution has fallen over the past three years, with the two schools receiving less than half of the total number of scholarships awarded on average between 2019 and 2021. This figure is down from more […]

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The civil service marked the term of the Turnbach board

Terrance Turnbach (Campaign photo) TOMS RIVER – There are groups of people in the county who are helping the homeless or others in need, and they all know former city councilor Terrence Turnbach. The Democrat served a term on city council before losing to Republican newcomer David Ciccozzi in November. Toms River is divided into […]

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Lesh fined $10,000, 160 hours of public service

David Lesh enters the Grand Junction federal courthouse during his trial in August. Lesh was convicted of illegally operating his snowmobile at Keystone Resort in April 2020.McKenzie Lange/Grand Junction Sentinel Archives A federal judge sentenced so-called bad boy David Lesh to a $10,000 fine and 160 hours of meaningful public service on Wednesday, Jan. 12, […]

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Opinion: A call to public service: US Army veteran Mat Smith makes long-running bid for LA City Council

Mat Smith is under no illusions about his attempt to overthrow CD-11 holder Mike Bonin. A combat veteran who’s been deployed to Egypt and Somalia, Smith describes LA’s Westside as “the best place on earth,” but the place he’s called home for decades has fallen on hard times. “I considered moving to Texas because the […]

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Year in Review 2021 – Ministry of Finance and Civil Service, January 10, 2022 – Jamaica Information Service

Functionality | January 10, 2022 Throughout 2021, the Ministry of Finance and the Civil Service led Jamaica’s recovery efforts as the country rallied to return to pre-pandemic growth levels. We recap the year that was right here. Presenter: Anthony morgan Producer: Anthony morgan More radio shows Functionality | January 6, 2022 The Jamaican Police Force […]

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Baronzzi tradition of public service continues | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo courtesy of City Councilor Sara Baronzzi Salem At Large City Councilor Sara Baronzzi, holding her swearing-in document and representing the third generation of her family to serve the public, poses left to right with her brother Nick, her 9-year-old son Alex, his mother, Missy, and his father, Thomas Baronzzi, a Columbiana County Estates and […]

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Athens rulers discuss their New Year’s resolutions

As 2021 draws to a close and 2022 begins, Athens rulers are setting their goals and resolutions for the New Year. Here are the resolutions of ten leaders or officials of Athens. David Bradley, President and CEO of the Athens Regional Chamber of Commerce “My resolution is to become a better listener. The 5th Custom […]

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New York COVID Cases Rise 65% Overnight | State News

PLATSBURGH – Governor Kathleen C. Hochul highlighted the need for New Yorkers to use new COVID-19 rapid test sites across the state as health officials confirmed a record 67,000 new ones on Wednesday virus cases in the state – a 65% increase overnight. The state’s coronavirus positivity soared to 18.5% on Wednesday and 14.61% on […]

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Westport’s Wheels 2 U on public service, not profit, says director of transit

WESTPORT – The transit district of Westport may be looking to increase ridership for the Wheels 2 U service, but the transit service manager has said he is focusing more on providing public service to the community only on the realization of profits. “Yes, everyone agrees that ridership needs to increase,” said Peter Gold, District […]

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Public Service Commission approves rate hikes for Ameren customers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KY3) – The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a proposed rate hike for Ameren customers. Under the electricity rate agreement, Ameren Missouri will increase its annual electricity revenue by approximately $220 million beginning Feb. 28. When Ameren Missouri filed its electricity rate application with the Public Service Commission on March 31, […]

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Jim Holly: Lawyer Emphasized Public Service in His Career | Sunday clothes

Jim Holly has worked as a lawyer for over 40 years, and throughout his career the emphasis has been on public service. For much of this time, Holly’s employers have been local governments and state agencies. He has also, intermittently, practiced law in private. Being a lawyer has provided Holly with many opportunities to “make […]

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DOCCS Imposes COVID Testing and Vaccination of Visitors to State Prisons | Public Service News

ALBANY – Visitors entering state correctional facilities will be required to show a recent negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination from Monday. The announcement comes a day after union officials called for more stringent visitation protocols amid the winter outbreak of the virus. The State Department of Corrections and Community Oversight updated its guidelines […]

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Helena’s Joe Dooling Runs for Public Service Commission | 406 Politics

Republican Joe Dooling of Helena will challenge former Kalispell lawmaker Derek Skees in the Montana Civil Service Commission primary next year. A Helena-area farmer and longtime GOP activist, Dooling said he got into the race after observing the past years of scandals within the five-member PSC and concluding that someone who wanted to regulate monopolies […]

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Oakvale Utility District Gets USDA Loan |

OAKVALE – A utility district in Mercer County is among organizations in West Virginia that will share more than $ 23 million in loans from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). US Senators Shelley Moore Capito, RW.Va. and Joe Manchin, DW.Va., members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced Wednesday that $ 23,367,889 in rural […]

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Washington DC’s Best Plumbing Services for Fast, Reliable Solutions

When you have a problem with your plumbing system, it not only affects your home, but also affects your entire daily life, including your work schedule. How do you get to your office on time if you can’t use your toilet or shower properly in the morning? District residents are fortunate to have great options […]

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Bill 2021-22 on public service pensions and judicial offices

The law project the Public service pensions and judicial offices [HL] Bill has passed through the House of Lords and is expected to pass its second reading in the House of Commons on January 5, 2022. Its goals include “[consolidating and strengthening] a common UK legal framework for pensions across all major public services” and […]

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Cabinet postpones housing assistance policy for public services to July 2022 – SIBC | Voice of the Nation

The implementation of the Public Service Housing Assistance Policy (PSHA) project has been postponed to July 1, 2022. Public service circular note This is in line with Cabinet conclusion no. 2021/40/2 reached on Thursday of last week, December 16, 2021. The Ministry of the Civil Service is now notifying all civil servants in the country […]

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New York organization assisting with civil service loan forgiveness

BUFFALO, NY – Under the Heroes Act, Buffalo’s Consumer Credit Counseling Service has a forgiveness program for student loans that were taken out by students who embarked on focused careers on post-graduation services. What do you want to know The forgiveness program was intended to encourage people to take lower-paying jobs Consumer Credit Counseling offers […]

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Kingsclere veteran adviser retires after 25 years of public service

A Kingsclere parish counselor who has served the community for over 25 years has left her post. Fiona Sawyer first served as a parish councilor under the presidency of the late Elizabeth Kay and Peter Woodman in the 1990s. She then spent time as assistant clerk, returning in 2016 to serve for an additional five […]

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Civil service nondisclosure exit payments abound, researcher says

Wellington man in remission from cancer uses his retirement to reveal large sums given out as government agencies pay staff nondisclosure agreements. David Lillis used the Official Information Act (OIA) to reveal 34 non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) over a decade of treasury amounting to over $ 813,000 and a one-time Public Service Commission payment of 268 […]

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Mike Gotch Excellence in Public Service Award for Napa Pipe Project | Local news

Several local Napa government agencies and California Senator Bill Dodd received a statewide award for the long-running Napa Pipe redevelopment project, which is expected to build hundreds of homes, retail space , parks and a Costco store on the former Napa Pipe site. . Napa County, the City of Napa, the Napa Local Agency Training […]

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Pharmacist Burnout Slows COVID-19 Booster Injections | Public Service News

WASHINGTON – Facing a shortage of pharmacists, pharmacies nationwide are urging people to make appointments for COVID-19 injections rather than travel – even as the Biden administration promotes vaccination as key to end the pandemic and relies on pharmacies as the main supplier. Between the flu season and the COVID-19 vaccine rush, neighborhood pharmacies and […]

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Corruption cases in the state civil service down 87%

Secretary of State Datuk Seri Panglima Sr Safar Untong (second from left) presents a souvenir to Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Hajiji Haji Noor after the launch of the International Anti-Corruption Day at the state level on the theme “Your right, your role: say no to corruption” in Menara Kinabalu on Thursday. MACC Chief […]

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“Strengthening our democracy” through public service – RED

December 8, 2021 By Joseph Rios Li Chen Chen, who emigrated from Taiwan in 2003 and became a U.S. citizen in 2015, has a passion for working with people underserved by public institutions. Chen works at the Center for Multicultural Engagement and Inclusion at Metropolitan State University of Denver, where she provides services to students […]

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The pressure of the pandemic on the civil service strongly felt

Kent Blechynden / Tips Covid-19’s response was a valid reason for stalled political agendas and capacity constraints … for a while. EDITORIAL: It’s hard to escape discussions about the pandemic. The virus has infiltrated every nook and cranny of our existence. Indeed, this article devoted more centimeters of column to Covid-19 than we would dare […]

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Too much handouts, not enough public service | Featured Columnists

Lately I’ve been writing about what Guam was like in the late 60s, 70s and early 80s. Usually simpler times and the government of Guam was much more rural in nature, much less complicated and you could actually getting things done relatively easily. The whole government was smaller, less complicated, and much easier to navigate […]

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Public service vs public responsibility

Officials could do an evening job – a second job these days and this was decided in the penultimate new budget rules, although the author is corrected. In a country where the favorite slogan of marchers and protesters was “diyavu” (“give me, give me, give me”), civil servants are now granted an additional privilege. They […]

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Cuomo, DOH Skipped COVID Talks With Education Department, Chief Says | Public Service News

ALBANY – State Department of Education leaders have struggled to communicate or get a response from former Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and his key aides throughout the so-called COVID-19 pandemic that they were awaiting safety guidelines for New York’s schools, they told lawmakers in a hearing Tuesday. Members of the Assembly’s Higher Education Committee, chaired […]

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Can New Zealanders Trust Ethics in Public Service?

By Barbara Allen and James Gluck * of Analysis – New Zealand has a reputation for being transparent and free from corruption – but is it really true? Recent events suggest there could be cause for concern, particularly at a time when government agencies are engaged in urgent, large-scale procurement processes to tackle Covid-19. Photo: […]

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Ann Edwards, Sacramento County Executive, Says Public Service is ‘in My Bones’

By Jonathan Morales 01 December 2021 Ann Edwards used to lie in bed awake at night, imagining herself walking the graduation stage in Sacramento State. “I even had the ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ tune in my head,” said Edwards ’91 (Social Work), MS ’93 (Counseling), who at the time was a single mom working in customer […]

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Ethics and the avoidance of conflicts of interest are vital in public service – can New Zealanders have confidence in the system?

New Zealand has a reputation for being transparent and free from corruption – but is it really true? Recent events suggest there might be cause for concern, particularly at a time when government agencies are engaged in urgent, large-scale procurement processes to tackle COVID-19. A report by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) in […]

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Don’t Punish Public Service – The Vacaville Reporter

I retired from the Mare Island Shipyard in 1994 with over 20 years of service and worked for Social Security for over 20 years. Between the two systems, I thought I had a comfortable retirement. Not true. After 10 years of civilian service, WEP has passed and takes away two-thirds of my Social Security benefits. […]

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Residents of Thursday Island accuse civil service of chronic housing problems and illness

Thursday Island is a public service hub spanning the Torres Strait, but underneath all of that administration and bureaucracy, there’s a rotten problem. Key points: Thirty-seven departments have offices and employees on Thursday Island Homelessness and overcrowding are widespread among residents Torres Strait has the highest rate of chronic disease linked to overpopulation in Australia […]

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Former candidate for the Civil Service Commission at the head of the South-East region of the Environmental Protection Agency

by Dave Williams | November 18, 2021 | Capitol Beat Press Service ATLANTA – A 2020 Democratic candidate for a seat on the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) is President Joe Biden’s choice to become the Southeast Regional Director of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Biden appointed Daniel Blackman Thursday as the head of an […]

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ASU Law Scholarship Honors Public Service Life of Alumni Family

November 19, 2021 For a family, Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law is more than just a law school, it’s a place of heritage. The Finn family has established an endowment, “The Legacy of Ruth G. Finn: Finn, Gartell, Turner Scholarship” to honor their mother and grandmother. Ruth and her husband, the […]

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Can the public service cope with the great Labor program?

If the government lacks something, it is not ambition. Amid a global Covid-19 pandemic, which has fundamentally changed the way New Zealanders live and work, Labor has pursued ambitious reforms in health, water infrastructure, local government and housing as well as changes in immigration and climate change policy. . If they succeed, it will be […]