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Summary:
The ballot measure would fund Metro bus service and other road safety, maintenance and transportation improvements in King County by authorizing the King County Transportation District to impose, for a...
Subject:
Transportation, Mass Transit, Roads and Vehicles
Year:
2014
Source:
King County Transportation District
Summary:
This resolution authorizes the transportation district to submit to voters a ballot proposition authorizing the district to impose, for ten years, a sixty-dollar vehicle fee to be added to any existing fees...
Subject:
Transportation, Roads and Vehicles, Mass Transit
Year:
2014
Source:
King County Transportation District
Summary:
The ordinance requires Miwaukee County and employers that are contractors, subcontractors, or lessees of, or recipients of economic development financial assistance from, the county to pay all covered full...
Subject:
Job and Workplace Standards, Wages and Compensation
Year:
2014
Source:
Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors
Summary:
This policy brief explores public-private partnerships (P3s), a financing arrangement that enables state and local governments to use private capital to finance public projects. This brief includes a set of...
Subject:
Public-Private Partnerships
Year:
2014
Source:
In the Public Interest
Summary:
The License Plate Privacy Act requires that unless needed for a current criminal investigation, government agencies must delete from their databases within 180 days any information about the location of...
Subject:
Civil Liberties, Policing, Policing
Year:
2014
Source:
Public Leadership Institute
Summary:
Our assessment of the research evidence indicates that minimum wage mandates raise the incomes of low-wage workers and their families, and that the costs to businesses are absorbed largely by reduced...
Subject:
Wages and Compensation
Year:
2014
Source:
Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, UC Berkeley
Summary:
This resources guide from In the Public Interest provides educational information on privatization and responsible contracting. The resources contained within the guide aim to ensure that public services and...
Subject:
Government Contracts and Procurement
Year:
2014
Source:
In the Public Interest
Summary:
Highlights from two recent studies suggest that ranked choice voting (RCV) has been embraced by voters and candidates alike, who see it as a means of reducing divisive politics and fostering more positive,...
Subject:
Election Administration
Year:
2014
Source:
FairVote
Summary:
This report investigates the economic risks climate change poses and the economic benefits of swift policy action on climate change. The report bases its analysis on climate projections to the year 2100 and...
Subject:
Climate Change
Year:
2014
Source:
Risky Business
Summary:
This report examines the net-negative effect that outsourcing public services has on communities if there is a lack of real innovation that leads to greater efficiency or higher quality. Contracting often...
Subject:
Government Contracts and Procurement
Year:
2014
Source:
Colorado Center for Policy Studies