AUTHOR ARCHIVES

Michael Grass

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.
Results 821-824 of 824

Feds Distribute Millions in Parks and Rec Grants to All 50 States

July 8, 2014 All 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and overseas territories are set to receive a piece of a $43.38 million funding pie from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund targeted for local park and outdoor recreation projects. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell made the announcement of the grants on...

The Ultimate in Open Government: Unlocking the Laws

July 8, 2014 As part of its regular social media routine, the District of Columbia Council’s official Twitter feed periodically links to obscure or odd provisions of the D.C. Code, like rules governing jostling rights: “Jostle away, but only if a breach of the peace may NOT be occasioned,” the Council’s Twitter feed...

Welcome to GovExec State & Local

July 7, 2014 Welcome to Government Executive State & Local, GovExec’s expansion into covering states, counties and cities. Our coverage centers on innovation in government operations, and how it’s being applied to public services, infrastructure, health care, security and budgeting – to name just a few areas we’ll be following. In just our...

How a Crowdfunded Brewery Paved the Way for a New Kind of Economic Development

July 7, 2014 When Kyle DeWitt and business partner Tim Schmidt were looking to secure bank lending to build a brewery in Tecumseh, Michigan, they hit one financing obstacle after another. “We went through the wringer with banks. We went to one and then another,” the California transplant to the Great Lakes State...