Public service

ACT Labor senator appointed civil service minister

Cabinet Minister Katy Gallagher will be responsible for the portfolio overseeing the APS, in addition to his appointment as Minister of Finance and Minister for Women. The ACT senator is one of 10 other women to hold ministerial posts in Anthony Albanese’s new government. She was a prominent voice on the election campaign, speaking to […]

Public housing

As food prices soar, Winnipeg social housing residents are learning to grow their own

Arlene Reid has never gardened before, but with food prices soaring in recent months, the Winnipegger thought she had better learn. “Food prices are so expensive right now, I thought the best way [to save] is to go out and make my own fruits and vegetables,” she said. Reid was one of the attendees at […]

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Overpriced, but falling apart – utility is letting us all down

In a fairly recent Dáil speech, veteran Fine Gael TD Michael Ring was his usual self, but he made a statement that, quite frankly, was hard to refute. He said we have a dictatorship in this country. It is not a political dictatorship but a civil service dictatorship and it has come to such a […]

Public welfare

Increased Overall Survival Linked to Public Welfare Investment for Black Cancer Patients

Black patients had longer overall survival after investment in cancer welfare programs. Overall survival (OS) at 5 years increased based on results from the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance Epidemiology and Endpoints (SEER) Cancer Database, which showed investment in programs of public welfare, according to a study of records presented at an upcoming press briefing by […]

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Racial disparities in cancer survivorship shrink with rising public welfare spending

Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: Barnes JM, et al. Abstract 6509. Scheduled for presentation at: ASCO Annual Meeting; June 3-7, 2022; Chicago. Disclosures: The researchers do not report any relevant financial information. ADD A SUBJECT TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are published on Please provide your […]

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LA County Receives $1.1 Million for Solar Renovations in Public Housing – Pasadena Now

11 advised To share Los Angeles County has received a grant of more than $1.1 million from the California Public Utilities Commission to fund the installation of solar projects in multi-family affordable housing developments, officials said Wednesday. The Los Angeles County Development Authority will use the grants for two public housing developments for seniors – […]

Public housing

Waiting time for WA priority public housing jumps to a year, and it’s worse in the regions

The average wait time for priority public housing in WA is around a year, but for young mother Sheneya Tucker it was three times longer. Key points: Waiting list for public accommodation jumps 13% in WA’s Deep South region Sheneya Tucker has already been waiting for more than three years for a home The average […]

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Annapolis scooter, e-bike program does not include public housing, Truxtun Park, USNA and St. John’s College. Here’s why. – Capital Gazette

Annapolis last week unveiled fee-based electric bikes and Bird scooters as part of a micro-mobility program to help people navigate the city in something other than a car while Noah Hillman Garage is under construction. A few days into its operation, some residents began to wonder why parts of the city, including public housing communities, […]

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Law School Announces 2022 Public Service Summer Fellows

Photos submitted Top, left to right: Addison Tucker, Grace Faulkenberry, Gunnar Bartlett, MiKayla Gyroe and Lexi Robertson. Bottom: Maria Cueva, Marcus Montgomery, Kristina Ranney, Joshua Clem and Savannah Luna. The U of A School of Law’s Summer Public Service Scholarship Program offers paid public service scholarships to promising law students interested in […]

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Mayor Eric Adams urges Albany to pass Public Housing Preservation Trust bill for NYCHA

Speaking from the Polo Grounds towers in Harlem on Monday alongside NYCHA President and CEO Gregory Russ, the mayor said he intends to fight for the passage of the bill before the end of the session. legislative on June 2. “For too long, our NYCHA communities have been ignored and denied their fair share of […]

Public welfare

Public Welfare Foundation awards $3.5 million in True Reformer grants

Seven $500,000 institutional grants awarded to community organizations advancing justice reforms WASHINGTON, May 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Public Welfare Foundation, the nation’s only endowment fund dedicated to catalyzing transformative new approaches to youth and adult criminal justice, today announced seven True Reformer Fellowships totaling a $3.5 million investment in restorative, community-led and racially just […]

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Pursue a career in public service with the Voyager Fellowship

Are you a US-based student considering a career in public service in the future? Are you intrigued by the issues facing particular segments of society? Are you constantly thinking of ways to contribute to the greater good to help make the world a better place? The Voyager Scholarship Fund, founded by Airbnb owner Brian Chesky […]

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USD College Corps Helps Students Engage in Public Service

Friday, May 20, 2022TOPICS: Academics, The University of San Diego is seeking 95 undergraduate students to perform public service work next year as part of the first SHU Academic Body program. Earnings? Up to $10,000 to pay for college. Participating students who complete 450 hours of service between August and June 2023 are eligible […]

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Support legislation to make the Canada Infrastructure Bank public

Over the past five years, the PSAC has expressed concern about the wasteful and inefficient Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB). Now, a private member’s bill seeks to overhaul the program and fix many of its biggest flaws. the original concept for the IPC was to provide low-cost public borrowing so that other orders of government could […]

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Linklogis builds an ESG structure and engages in community and public well-being

Shenzhen, China, May 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About May 19, 2022Linklogis has unveiled its first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report since the company was listed in 2021, which is also the first ESG report published by a SaaS-based supply chain finance technology company listed in China. Linklogis integrates sustainability management into strategic decisions by […]

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Coalition to Cut Funding for Public Services

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will order bosses of ‘well-paid’ civil servants to make $2.7billion cuts to help the government recoup its trillion-dollar debt, but insists the money will not will not be removed from essential services. At a press conference near Darwin in the marginal seat of Lingiari on Tuesday, Mr Morrison said a re-elected […]

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Federal election updates: Coalition releases final policy costs, says cuts to public services won’t impact support for Australians

Labor pledges to devote more resources to building ties with Southeast Asia The ALP is committed to devoting more resources and bureaucratic muscle to establishing Australia’s links with South East Asiadeclaring that the region will be a top foreign policy priority if it wins power in the elections. Work pledged to increase overseas development assistance […]

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Lancaster Passes Public Service Project Plans | News

LANCASTER — The City of Lancaster plans to spend approximately $1.26 million on utility programs and capital projects, including improvements to Mariposa Park and an after-school recreation program as part of the program Proposed Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program Action Plan submitted to the US Department of Housing and Urban Development. […]

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Obamas and Airbnb CEO launch $100 million scholarships to civil service colleges

1/2 Former President Barack Obama (C) and his family foundation, along with Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, have created a $100 million scholarship for college-level juniors and seniors pursuing careers in public service. File photo by Pat Benic/UPI | License picture May 16 (UPI) — Former President Barack Obama, former first lady Michelle Obama and Airbnb […]

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Election 2022: Anthony Albanese will not intervene in the public service

Anthony Albanese has spent days campaigning for Australians’ wages not to fall, but he is ruled out to step in for a group. Anthony Albanese is focusing his attention on raising the minimum wage, but won’t commit to extending it to the civil service. If Labor wins next weekend’s election, the Leader of the Opposition […]

Public housing

Eviction from public housing leaves mother and son homeless in ‘heartless’ trend in Northern Territories

In the dark of night, on a damp March evening, Cherylene Campbell opened the rickety front door of her dream home to security guards and received a callback. Key points: A mother of two teenagers was given two weeks to vacate public accommodation following allegations of anti-social behavior Tenants usually receive at least 60 days […]

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Sunset Forward Report City Hall May 26 – Richmond Review / Sunset Beacon

sunset district Dear Sunset Neighbor, We are delighted to announce the release of the Sunset Forward report and final strategies. Join us for a virtual town hall on Thursday May 26and at 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.. We will share community feedback on Phase 2 outreach and provide insight into strategies to address housing, small […]

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Tom Hoch chosen to lead Minneapolis Public Housing Authority board

Tom Hoch, former head of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA), will chair its board, filling a seat that has been vacant for nearly three months. Mayor Jacob Frey nominated Hoch – a former political rival – for the job last week, and the city council confirmed him in a 9-3 vote on Thursday. “We […]

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UVA honors those who have built bridges and led efforts against the pandemic

Her nominators, including partners from the Blue Ridge Health District, wrote about how helpful she has been during the COVID-19 pandemic. They noted that she personally reached out to families to help remove barriers to their vaccination. The vaccination effort that Veith helped coordinate resulted in approximately 600 vaccines being administered at 10 community vaccination […]

Public welfare

China Focus: China expands welfare jobs for vulnerable groups to promote common prosperity

File photo taken on April 19, 2022 shows Wang Junru (1st L) helping people record information at a nucleic acid testing site in Linqing, east China’s Shandong Province. [Xinhua] JINAN, May 11 (Xinhua) — After four years without a stable income, 43-year-old […]

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Queensland Premier slashes public housing amid housing crisis

The housing crisis is felt across Australia, but in Queensland it has become so severe that some people are choosing to stay in jail rather than try their luck on the streets. Amid this desperation, the Premier of Queensland was caught slashing public housing in her own working-class electorate at a time when demand has […]

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Geraldton social housing pilot program sees homeless people move into long-term housing

A pilot program to help homeless people transition into longer-term housing has been announced for Geraldton. Key points: Homeless people in Geraldton will participate in a long-term housing pilot project The program aims to use support services to help people stay in housing Individual support plans will help tenants exit homelessness Ten tenants will be […]

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China expands welfare jobs for vulnerable groups for common prosperity – Xinhua English.news.cn

File photo taken on April 19, 2022 shows Wang Junru (1st L) helping people record information at a nucleic acid testing site in Linqing, east China’s Shandong Province. (Xinhua) JINAN, May 11 (Xinhua) — After four years without a stable income, 43-year-old Wang Junru from east China’s Shandong Province now works at a local nucleic […]

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Brookline honors its staff during National Public Service Appreciation Week

BROOKLINE, MA — The city of Brookline recognized employees last week as part of National Public Service Recognition Week (PSRW), according to city administrator Mel Kleckner. Celebrated during the first week of May since 1985, PSRW is a national public education campaign designed to honor those who serve as federal, state, county and local employees. […]

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City of Brookline Honors Employees During National Public Service Appreciation Week

For immediate release BROOKLINE — City Administrator Mel Kleckner is pleased to announce that the City of Brookline recognized its employees last week as part of National Public Service Recognition Week. Celebrated during the first week of May since 1985, PSRW is a national public education campaign designed to honor those who serve as federal, […]

Public housing

Access to social housing for ex-convicts can stop homelessness after release

A recent study conducted for AHURI (the Australian Housing and Town Planning Research Institute) revealed how housing support after release can help prevent homelessness among ex-convicts. More importantly, access to social housing can also reduce recidivism among this population. Entitled “Leaving prison with complex support needs: the role of housing assistance”, this study reviewed policies […]

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Bangladesh, Latest News: Ms. Miraz Hossain leads a public welfare project for the Ban Ki-Moon Center for Global Citizens

The project, “Assistance to Backward Communities”, provides education and medical care to children with physical and mental disabilities, a press release said on Monday. It aims to build self-reliance through the education and training of homeless unemployed youth, and various other public welfare activities, including the education of helpless elderly people. Project Manager Miraz and […]

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Prime Minister Shehbaz urges philanthropists to come forward and execute public welfare projects

LAHORE: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif stressed on Sunday that national interests must come first when running public welfare projects, including hospitals serving the masses. He was addressing a dedication ceremony for Saleem Memorial Trust Hospital. The six-story, 350-bed hospital is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art treatment facilities. The Prime Minister congratulated the owners of […]

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Ken Coates: Can the public service handle the huge expansion of the Liberal government?

Breadcrumb Links Comment NP Canada is now embarking on the fastest and most significant expansion of the role of the state since the 1960s Publication date : May 08, 2022 • 1 day ago • 3 minute read • 133 comments Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, right, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speak to the media […]

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PM stresses importance of public welfare projects

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated the state-of-the-art Saleem Memorial Trust Hospital in Lahore on Sunday afternoon. He was briefed by the hospital management on the facilities available at the hospital, including cancer, heart disease, dialysis and CT scan facilities. He visited the various departments of the hospital. The Saleem Memorial Trust Hospital will provide world-class […]

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Stalin marks 1st anniversary of DMK government with bus trips and public welfare announcements

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin rode a state-run Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) bus on Saturday and interacted with passengers and then made a series of feel-good announcements audience in the State Assembly to mark the completion of his government’s first anniversary. Traveling in bus number 29 C on Radhakrishnan Salai, he especially talked […]

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Stalin marks first anniversary of DMK government with bus trips and public welfare announcements – Reuters

PTI Chennai, May 7 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin traveled on a state-run Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) bus on Saturday and interacted with passengers and then made a series of public welfare announcements to the State Assembly to mark the completion of his government’s first anniversary. Traveling in bus number 29-C on […]

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Why the Civil Service and Civil Servants Should Be Celebrated

May 1-7 was Public Service Appreciation Week. Since 1985, this first week of May has been the annual celebration of public servants’ contributions to federal, state, local and tribal government. Across the country, more than 18,000,000 of our neighbours, friends and relatives serve in government, including in our public schools and universities. For more than […]

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Cosatu offers 10% pay rise at Civil Service Bargaining Council meeting

However, the Treasury is adamant that it cannot spend more than the R20 billion, which has been budgeted for salaries under the current budget framework. Cosatu President Zingiswa Losi leads the march to the Treasury in Pretoria for the nationwide strike on October 7, 2020. Photo: Abigail Javier/EWN JOHANNESBURG — The majority of public service […]

Public housing

6 things to know about the new Farrer Park public housing development that will be integrated with sports and recreation facilities

Like announcement by the Housing Development Board (HDB), Sport Singapore and the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), Farrer Park Field is Singapore’s latest brownfield site to be redeveloped as a housing estate. The 10 hectare Farrer Park site is bounded by Dorset Road, Keng Lee Road, Hampshire Road and Race Course Road. It will produce approximately […]

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Public Service Recognition Week | Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Sheriff Alex Villanueva and other department members mark Public Service Appreciation Week On Wednesday, May 4, 2022, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva held a press conference to thank members of the Sheriff’s Department for the outstanding work they do for the community. He also highlighted various accomplishments from 10 different stations and sheriff’s offices […]

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Biden and Sammies awards honor federal workers during Public Service Appreciation Week

Placeholder while loading article actions With the horrific Russian invasion of Ukraine raging, the death toll from Covid-19 nearing one million in the United States, and the rise of toxic political divisions, it’s time for some good news. The good news is the appreciation shown to public servants, including 2 million federal employees, who are […]

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Tenants say Washington Heights public housing building has ‘chronic elevator problems’

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan (PIX11) — The elevators in a building in Washington Heights have been in need of repair for months. When elevators break down at Audubon Houses, some say they have to take the stairs. With 20 stories in the New York City Housing Authority building, children with asthma and the elderly struggle to […]

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Tom Chance: Public-community partnerships can deliver better housing

New research shows most councils have actively supported community-led housing, writes the chief executive of the Community Land Trust Network. You may think that community-led housing is an interesting niche, marginal to council housing strategy. Tom Chance, CEO of the Community Land Trust Network But our new research using Freedom of Information requests found that […]