- The Inevitability of Government. Foster, Thomas // Challenge (05775132);Jul/Aug97, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p83
States that United States government grew larger under Republicans and Democrats. Factors that underlie government's growth; Failures on society's commitment to the used of advanced technologies; Measures to cope with the displacement of workers.
- What good is government? Bennett, William J.; DiIulio Jr., John J. // Commentary;Nov97, Vol. 104 Issue 5, p25
Focuses on certain issues about the United States government. Criticisms on President Clinton's 1996 State of Union address about the American government; Estimations on annual federal expenses before 2003; Some opinions on the kind of government Americans need.
- States balk at federal goals. Feldmann, Linda // Christian Science Monitor;2/3/97, Vol. 89 Issue 47, p1
Reports that the governors of the United States are united in opposition to President Bill Clinton's proposal to cap federal spending on Medicaid and are still discontented with some of Clinton's proposals aimed at reforming welfare. Main issues that will be discussed by Clinton and the...
- Turnkey solutions cut GIS timeline. Ammerman, Peggy // American City & County;Apr98, Vol. 113 Issue 4, p12
Focuses the implementation of GIS by local governments in the United States. How GIS could be implemented; Details on how the benefits of a turnkey solution can be appreciated; Information on GIS.
- Building your GIS from the ground up. Somers, Rebecca // American City & County;Apr98, Vol. 113 Issue 4, p24
Looks at the evolution of local government GIS in the United States. What GIS was originally used for; Details on the GIS implementation process; Information on management strategies for GIS projects. INSETS: Getting there from here;County turns to satellite imagery for its GIS;Answering GIS...
- Grassroots lobbying: New standards. Cohen, Neal // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Jul97, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p51
Stresses why grassroots political activity is increasing. Why real people must engage in the political business; Comparison between distinction advocacy on behalf of a candidate and advocacy in support of an issue; Suggestions for guidelines in establishing the criteria that will define the...
- GOP's state meeting could be ho-hum. Cross, Cheri // Inside Tucson Business;1/8/96, Vol. 5 Issue 41, p4
Editorial. Discusses issues in the United States' political arena. Republican Party's mandatory meeting in Phoenix; How Steve Forbes' presence in Republican Party's presidential race boosted local radio and television stations; Possibility of Navajo Nation becoming the 51st state or a county.
- Fragmentation and hubris. Schlesinger, James // National Interest;Fall97, Issue 49, p3
Presents information as it relates to politics in the United States. Examines how America's position as the leading and dominant world power is unchallengeable; How this dominance is being undermined by internal weaknesses; Description of the weaknesses; Calls for the examination of the...
- Semantics and zoology in America's body politic. MacLeish, Rob // Christian Science Monitor;10/4/96, Vol. 88 Issue 218, p3
Reports that contemporary liberalism grew out of a long, history of American social conflicts, and attempts at reform. How liberals see themselves; Claims that banks and large industries wields too much power over the conventional political system; Information on the progressive era that...