December 2021 Issue of Government Finance Review
Government Finance Officers Association
Articles on how recipients of the GFOA 2021 Awards for Excellence in Government Finance broke new ground in data visualization, collaboration, culture change. And an article on “The Accountability Trap” – why too much of a focus on results can make you worse off (and what to do about it).
State Oversight of Federal Stimulus Funds
National Conference of State Legislatures
NCSL has created a database detailing state-by-state oversight plans for accountability of federal Coronavirus Relief Funds received.
Scotland’s National Performance Framework
Here’s an interesting website that is the Scottish version of the US “performance.gov” website (and similar websites by various US state governments). A former US governor’s chief of staff was recruited more than a decade ago to help them design their system and it is still intact!
Resource of the Week: The World Atlas of Participatory Budgeting 2020-2021
This resource site compiles data to date on the use of participatory budget in more than 1,100 places around the globe. It is based on the collaborative work of more than 70 authors.