Residents Want Sustainable and Lovable Cities
By Bruce Henderson – Charoltte Observer

Civic Labs: Improving Public Services From the Bottom Up
Innovation platforms are springing up all over, engaging citizens in the process. Government’s challenge is to manage and nurture them.  By Kendra L. Smith & Kevin D. Desouza

HUD and VA Award $5.9 Million to 26 Tribes to Provide Permanent Homes for Native American Veterans Experiencing Homelessness
/  HUD

Southern California Airport Creates New Parking Rules for Lyft, Uber Drivers

Government Technology and the State of the Union
By Caitlin Fairchild

This Utah Ski Town Drives Record Citizen Engagement With Its Water Portal
By Dave Nyczepir / Route Fifty

Government on the Go
GovExec – Excellence in Government

American City & County’s Crown Communities
From organically maintained fruit groves to innovative storm water management projects American City and County’s Crown Communities demonstrated creative problem solving abilities while serving their citizens. American City & County

GSA to Agencies: Want More Money for Office Space Projects, Think Small
By Meredith Somers / Federal News Radio

Finding Local Government with Joe Carey, Village of Vernon Hills, IL

Legislation Aims to Protect Youngest Members of Federal Workforce
Federal News Radio

Cheaper Isn’t Necessarily Better for Government Purchasing
By Katherine Barrett & Richeard Green /

Massachusetts Was Named the Most Innovative State in America
The Bay State barely edged out California (0.03). Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS Inc. in Lexington, told Bloomberg universities are a reason why they came out on top.

Private-Sector Employment Grew 4 Times Faster Than Government in 2015

Training to Become a Better Manager? Here’s Why It Might Fail You
By Marla Gottschalk – GovExec / Excellence in Government
Marla Gottschalk is an industrial/organizational psychologist

Rhode Island Names First Chief Innovation Officer

HAPPY Software, Inc. is looking for a career-oriented, technically savvy, enthusiastic, and personable individual with Community Development experience to join our Rehab Pro Direct team. As a Customer Service Associate, you will work with both internal staff and external organizations to service the needs of prospects and clientele. Learn More

ZMedia Publications
ZMedia is part of the ZoomGrants online grant management technology group whose mission is to save valuable time and financial resources for local and state government while serving CSR principles since 2002.
If you have content for consideration as a contributing writer for ZMedia contact