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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:
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 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
Summary:
This ordinance establishes a county minimum wage of $8.00 per hour effective July 1, 2013 and $8.50 per hour effective July 1, 2014, with further increases on January 1, 2015 and annually thereafter based on...
Subject:
Wages and Compensation
Year:
2013
Source:
Bernalillo County Board of Commissioners
Summary:
This ordinance prohibits any person, group of persons and/or association from engaging in picketing focused on and taking place in front of or next to a particular residence, without the express prior...
Subject:
Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy, Civil Liberties
Year:
2013
Source:
Bernalillo Board of County Commissioners
Summary:
This ordinance establishes a public purchasing preference for locally-produced goods. This ordinance requires that government and public agencies review their existing purchasing contracts to evaluate the...
Subject:
Government Contracts and Procurement, Local Businesses
Year:
2013
Source:
Dane County Board of Supervisors
Summary:
This ordinance grants housing applicants the right to a written explanation if they are denied tenancy in some housing or apartment complexes. This ordinance requires the lessor or property owner to...
Subject:
Housing and Property
Year:
2013
Source:
Dane County Board of Supervisors