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Reinventing Government for the Modern Economy

By: Ryan C. Lee | October, 2017

“If you don’t like change, how do you feel about irrelevancy?” Maintaining relevancy in an accelerating and ever-evolving modern economy is a daily objective for municipalities and businesses alike. Relevancy is the competitive edge that keeps demand high for a product. Daily competition to achieve/maintain relevancy can sometimes feel like an overwhelming, yet awakening double read more


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October 2017

On one of New York State’s many websites I found the statement, “Local government in New York is comprehensive.” I’ll say it’s comprehensive. According to the Office of the New York State Controller, there are 4,200 local governments and more than 6,900 town special districts in the state. In...



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Clinton County Shared Services Initiative

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Reinventing Government for the Modern Economy

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Forward for Fall

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It’s Like Eating at Home

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