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Executive Editor Michael Grass, who joined the Government Executive Media Group in June 2014, is the founding co-editor of DCist.com and worked as a copy editor at Roll Call, local and online editor at The Washington Post's Express newspaper, deputy managing editor at The New York Observer's Politicker.com, deputy managing editor at Washington City Paper and the D.C., Maryland and Virginia local editor for The Huffington Post. He also managed a non-profit network of state-based policy news sites in Colorado, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota and New Mexico.
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Navigator Award Finalists: Ken Guy and Sandy Hanks, Procurement Reform Efforts in King County, Wash.

4:13 PM ET This is the 19th in a series of profiles on the 50 finalists for Route Fifty’s Navigator Awards program. The first 10 finalists were from the Government Allies and Cross-Sector Partners category. Finalists 11-20 are from the Agency and Department Leadership category. Procurement can be a challenge for any public-sector...

Navigator Award Finalist: Jean Ann Lawson, Chief Performance Officer, Kansas City, Mo.

September 29, 2016 This is the 17th in a series of profiles on the 50 finalists for Route Fifty’s Navigator Awards program. The first 10 finalists were from the Government Allies and Cross-Sector Partners category. Finalists 11-20 are from the Agency and Department Leadership category. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tracking customer service requests...

Navigator Award Finalist: Team From Results Washington, State of Washington

September 28, 2016 This is the 14th in a series of profiles on the 50 finalists for Route Fifty’s Navigator Awards program. The first 10 finalists were from the Government Allies and Cross-Sector Partners category. Finalists 11-20 are from the Agency and Department Leadership category. When it comes to measuring the performance of...

Navigator Award Finalist: Brian W. Ness, Director, Idaho Transportation Department

September 27, 2016 This is the 12th in a series of profiles on the 50 finalists for Route Fifty’s Navigator Awards program. The first 10 finalists were from the Government Allies and Cross-Sector Partners category. Finalists 11-20 are from the Agency and Department Leadership category. There are plenty of philosophies involving effective agency...

Navigator Award Finalist: Jonathan Ball, Chief Legislative Fiscal Analyst, Utah State Legislature

September 27, 2016 This is the 11th in a series of profiles on the 50 finalists for Route Fifty’s Navigator Awards program. The first 10 finalists were from the Government Allies and Cross-Sector Partners category. Finalists 11-20 are from the Agency and Department Leadership category. Headlines about state budgets, especially in the years...

Remember the Human Element When Implementing Smart City Technologies

September 26, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With Missouri’s largest municipality hosting the International City / County Management Association’s 102nd annual conference this week, it’s a great opportunity for the City of Fountains to show off its smart city credentials. And there’s plenty to see just steps from the convention center. The Main...

Navigator Award Finalists: Department and Agency Leadership

September 26, 2016 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — I’m here at the International City / County Management Association’s 102nd annual conference where a few thousand local government managers and other city and county public-sector professionals have gathered for the next few days in the City of Fountains to discuss the ideas, challenges and solutions...

Route Fifty Roadmap: Montana Touts Home-Grown Effort to Deal With Hops Shortage

September 20, 2016 Route Fifty Roadmap is an ongoing series of dispatches from the semi-regular travels of the Route Fifty staff around the United States | PREVIOUSLY: Akaska, S.D. MISSOULA, Mont. — It’s hard to avoid the growing footprint of craft brewing in Montana. It’s an important driver of small business activity in...

Route Fifty Roadmap: Venturing Into the Heart of Sunflower Country

September 18, 2016 Route Fifty Roadmap is an ongoing series of dispatches from the semi-regular travels of the Route Fifty staff around the United States. | PREVIOUSLY: Madison, Wis. AKASKA, S.D. — State Highway 1804, a winding scenic route that roughly parallels the Missouri River, officially ends about 5 miles northwest of this...

Navigator Award Finalist: Marcy Jaffe, National Rural Transit Assistance Program

September 16, 2016 This is the 10th in a series of profiles on the 50 finalists for Route Fifty’s Navigator Awards program. The first 10 finalists are from the Government Allies and Cross Sector-Partners category. There are plenty of passionate individuals who work in the civic tech space. The term “civic” is usually...

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