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Public agencies could be rewarded for cost savings

By Hicbd
Thu Dec 26 2013 5:34 pm

In the public budgeting process, "agencies that demonstrate a cost savings are not rewarded, they are “punished” with a reduction to their funding allocation for the next year." Pilot programs that reward agencies for cost savings (through technology for instance) could encourage agencies to innovate and operate more efficiently.

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http://www.codeforamerica.org/2012/05/31/bizzaro-budgeting-and-public-sector-innovation/

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Government Public Budgeting Local Government

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