Stemming from the drastic financial impact of the most recent economic crisis, the City of Cleveland Management & Efficiency Study focuses on financial and operational constraints related to the city’s General Fund operating budget.
Upon taking office, Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Jr. sought effective and modern ways to improve state government operations, and subsequently launched the Colorado Government Efficiency and Management (GEM) Performance Review to outline potential efficiency improvements within the Colorado government.
New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s aspirations to make city government more efficient led to the Maximizing Efficiency in the New York City Government report, which presents a concrete plan to save taxpayers millions of dollars and prepares New York City to properly operate in the 21st century.
The nineteen Albany County local governments involved in the Government Efficiency Plan devised a countywide collaboration to enhance service agreements and mergers between the county’s local governments and special districts.
In response to the need to fill a projected gap in infrastructure funding, city of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed launched a commission to identify cost-saving strategies within Atlanta’s government.
The Connecticut General Assembly created the Commission on Enhancing Agency Outcomes to mitigate the state budget deficit. The commission’s report was presented to the General Assembly and Governor Dannel Malloy with outlined goals to reduce state costs and enhance the quality and accessibility of state services.
Dedicated to government accountability and improving taxpayer value, the Florida TaxWatch launched a task force to examine Florida’s budget and tax structure. The Florida TaxWatch report provides suggestions to eliminate the current waste of taxpayer dollars within state government.
In response to the national economic crisis and across-the-board budget cuts, Iowa Governor Chet Culver launched the Iowa Efficiency Review to refocus state government goals on budget-saving results rather than processes.
The state of Louisiana launched the Government Efficiency Management Support Project to compile a comprehensive analysis of government operations and to recommend potential efficiency improvements.
Minnesota’s Drive to Excellence initiative is a multiyear effort dedicated to the effective, efficient, and economical delivery of state government services.