This bill provides that members of all local governments
shall be elected through secret ballot and the members of each Union Councils will be directly elected by registered voters through an election conducted by the Election Commission complying with the formalities as well as the laws for holding an election.
In accordance with requests from six organizations representing local governments
and assemblies, including the associations of prefectural governors and city mayors and the associations of chairpersons of prefectural and city assemblies, the administration will submit a bill to the Diet to give legal footing to a conference at which leaders of the central and local governments
will exchange views on policy matters.
would mediate between neighborhoods as needed; where they became involved in direct service provision, it would most likely involve arterial highways, water systems, sewer systems, and other services that require coordination across wide geographic areas and involve major economies of scale.
Lobbying by local governments
is ``significantly bigger'' than lobbying by business, according to Haynes, and can't be blamed on Proposition 13.
While it might be reasonable to expect such combinations to occur more frequently among local governments
in urban areas, cooperatives are nonetheless evident among rural counties, small towns, and smaller school districts.
34 of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), Basic Financial Statements--and Management's Discussion and Analysis--for State and Local Governments
, difficult questions have surfaced regarding the applicability of the financial reporting requirements to OCBOA financial statements.
States have political reasons for not advertising property tax incentives because those programs are generally administered at the local level and states may not want to get in the middle of competition for the new business among their own local governments
Nondiscrimination protections--including the employer's obligation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to provide reasonable accommodations to enable a person with a disability to perform job-related functions--do not apply to state and local governments
exactly as they do for most private sector employers.
Trade Representative, eight representatives of state and local governments
and eight representatives of the e-commerce industry.
com", a Web-based marketplace the two firms say will provide "significant cost savings and operating efficiencies" for state and local government
organizations, institutions of higher education, and their goods and services suppliers.
The national income and product accounts (NIPA), published by the Commerce Department, provide a comprehensive summary of the receipts and expenditures of all state and local governments
arid their enterprises.
in the Twin Cities metropolitan area received $197 million, 50% of the total $394 million.