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Federal Housing Administration Proposes Streamlined Single Family Servicing Policies

By |2020-07-16T13:28:21-06:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: Newsletters|

Federal Housing Administration Proposes Streamlined Single Family Servicing Policies  Proposed overhaul focuses on expediting homeowner assistance and achieving operational efficiencies that reduce the cost of servicing WASHINGTON 7.14.20 - The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) published proposed revisions to its Single Family servicing policies that are designed to remove unnecessary barriers for homeowners seeking mortgage payment relief, [...]

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Four Cities to Pilot Traffic-Data Platform to Improve Roadway Congestion, Safety

By |2020-07-09T10:55:59-06:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , |

Four cities have announced plans this week to pilot software that gathers data from environmental and traffic sensors to help reduce congestion and improve public safety. Austin, Texas; Fort Smith, Arkansas; Walnut Creek, California; and Westminster, Colorado, will test new software, called Parsons Intelligent Intersections, the software company Parsons announced this week. [...]

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HR Holds the Keys to Revitalizing Public Service

By |2020-07-09T10:55:24-06:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , |

The pandemic and emerging budget problems make it imperative to manage government’s people assets more effectively. The COVID 19 crisis is changing the world of work in every sector. In government agencies, the crisis and shift to remote work have prompted a very different approach to staffing and workforce management. The crisis has altered how [...]

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Will Crisis Engagement Become Engagement?

By |2020-07-09T10:54:02-06:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , |

By: Jessica VanderKolk, Communications Manager for the City of Battle Creek, Michigan. Source: Engaging Local Government Leaders

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The Pandemic Is Spurring Adoption of Emerging Technologies

By |2020-07-09T10:53:22-06:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , |

The long-term impact for agencies is likely to be profound. The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the technology transformation that’s occurring inside and outside government.

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Bill Proposes Restructuring NSF and $100B to Focus on Tech

By |2020-07-09T10:52:02-06:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Newsletters|Tags: , , , , , |

The new agency would feature a technology directorate to usher advancements in cutting-edge fields like artificial intelligence, 5G communications and cybersecurity. Bipartisan legislation introduced would restructure the National Science Foundation to focus on emerging technologies and infuse the federal agency with $100 billion in funding over the next five years.

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