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Voting: The American Thing To Do — Part 2

Today I thought I’d rerun a blog post from four years ago — with a few updates — for a new audience to this post that may have missed it back then. The words from 2012 are just as applicable…

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Justice Grants Awarded to Address Court Fines

Earlier this year, we released a post about a federal grant program to assist and rehabilitate those who have been released from our nation’s prisons. Now, the federal government is providing award funds for programs aimed at eliminating unnecessary confinement…

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Sneak Preview: SF-SAC Issued For Audits Under Uniform Guidance

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Single Audit Information Service.) The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently released a new Data Collection Form for Reporting on Audits of States, Local Governments, Indian Tribes, Institutions of…

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HUD Smoke-Free Proposal, Although Healthy, May Get Some Pushback

There are certain ideas that on the outset seem like a good, healthy proposals. However, in reality, such ideas may not prove so easy to accomplish.

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Sneak Preview: 2 C.F.R. 180 Addresses Administrative Agreements

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has amended the governmentwide debarment and suspension (nonprocurement) guidelines contained in 2 C.F.R. Part 180 by adding three new…

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Federal Government Council on Diversity Established

With all the efforts that have been made to improve racial inequality over the last several decades, it seems lately that we were just spinning our wheels. News reports recently from Ferguson, Mo., and the University of Oklahoma show that…

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Sneak Preview: Travel, Conference Costs Address Dependent Care

(The following was excerpted from an article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Grant program managers who have staff on travel for their federal awards should be aware that the Office of Management and Budget’s uniform grant reform guidance, in…

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