Hey y’all. My thanks to Alex who has been covering news ag since I left in June for Mexico. We’ve wrapped up a whirlwind month, including the just-concluded annual conference of the national Governmental Research Association held in beautiful St. Pete. I am thankful for the opportunity to lead the national GRA. Founded in 1914, this group of independent think tanks from across the country collects, analyzes, and distributes “information on governmental activities to citizens and officials for the improvement of government and the reduction of its cost.” They tackle the most pressing policy issues facing our world, and I call them my meaningmakers and wayfinders. Take a look at Robert’s video below. Happy summer!
From leveraging the new media landscape and starting wage policy to priority projects in elections and preparing our state's for the next recession, the GRA spotlights tough issues and provides skills training.... Read the rest