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DC Water, Editorial, Infrastructure

Sometimes Progress Starts with Getting a Low Grade


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A C+ grade, not once but twice!  What parent would be happy with that outcome? Yet, I am not talking about grades in school. I am referring to the recently released report card by the American Society of Civil ditoringineers (ASCE) scoring the infrastructure of Washington, DC. Drinking water infrastructure: C+.  Sewer infrastructure: C+.  ASCE

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DC Water, Editorial, Innovation

Good Government Puts People First


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I’ve been thinking a lot about performance in the public sector, particularly as it relates to innovation. I know I am not the only one, because if you live in the Washington, DC area, you can’t help but think about the performance of many agencies, including the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). In many

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