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Today more than 700 cities, counties, school districts, college campuses, non-profit organizations and other eligible entities are helping achieve a key strategic sourcing goal: leveraging volume purchasing power to drive down government costs. These entities, as members of the state's Cooperative Purchasing Venture (CPV), can buy from over 800 state contracts for goods and services ranging from cleaning supplies and batteries to hazardous waste recycling and digital imaging services. CPV is a free service of the Department of Administration's Materials Management Division. Together with state agencies, CPV members are ...
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Friends Action Network News and Updates: Final legislative wrap up
The 2010 legislative session began with a flurry of activity Feb. 4 with the Senate Capital Investment committee rolling out their version of a bonding bill the first day of session. After spending the summer and fall traveling the state touring bonding projects, lawmakers were ready to get to work on a bill. Between the House, Senate and Minnesota Management and Budget, colleges and universities in the system hosted over 50 bonding visits. Traditionally, the bonding bill is not completed until the end of session; however, Rep. Alice Hasuman, DFL-St. Paul, and Sen. Keith Langseth, DFL-Glyndon, chairs of the House and Senate ... market research, surveys and trends
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November Forecast: $1.2 billion deficit now, $5.4 billion deficit ...
 That’s the new deficit that has opened up for the current biennium (FY 2010-11), according to the state’s just-released November Forecast . About 70 percent of this deficit is due to lower than expected income tax receipts. Remember, policymakers already took action earlier this year to resolve a $6.4 billion deficit for FY 2010-11. This $1.2 billion is a new deficit that must be addressed before the biennium ends on June 30, 2011. The legislature will need to be ready to act fairly quickly when they convene in early February - we are already about half-way through the first year of the biennium, Fiscal Year 2010 ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Unprecedented: Governor's Unallotments Cut $2.7 Billion from State ...
Minnesota Management and Budget estimates the FY. 2012-13 biennium deficit at $4.4 billion. However, this estimate makes some ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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MMB proposes change in state statute so cities can proceed with sewer work
But right now, Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) is doing just that - making it easier for metro-area cities to comply with and so participate in a new $3 million general-obligation-bond-financed grant program designed to improve sewer-related “inflow and infiltration” (I/I) systems. The existing state statute governing grants made with state bonding money (statute 16a 695) contains provisions that would have posed major, expensive hurdles for cities wanting to perform the required I/I reconstruction work. The burden would have been “significant, involving many cities and many properties,” said Bonnie ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
AG Swanson warns consumers about bogus health insurance companies
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson and the Federal Trade Commission announced today (Wednesday, Aug. 11) at the FTC’s offices in New York City a joint national law enforcement crackdown against fake health insurance companies that advertise affordable coverage but don’t cover medical bills if they get sick. Attorney General Swanson said the bad economy and high cost of health care are fueling these scams, and she warned consumers in need of health insurance not to do business with unlicensed companies. “High health insurance premiums and high unemployment have created a market niche for bogus health insurance companies.  ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) instructions and authorization form
will receive a PIN number from Minnesota Management and Budget to access their website, ... this form to Minnesota Management and Budget for the following ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
S.F. No. 2386, as introduced - 86th Legislative Session (2009-2010)
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Transit Expense Account – Minnesota State University, Mankato
As David Cowan announced, applications for the gold permit drawing may be submitted beginning April 1, so I want to remind employees about the Transit Expense Account (TEA).  If you are an insurance-eligible faculty or staff member, you have the option to set aside money in the TEA and use that money to reimburse yourself for your parking permit expenses.  By enrolling in the TEA you reduce your taxable income and use untaxed money for your parking permit.  The TEA is available only to insurance-eligible faculty and staff. Enrolling in the TEA is optional.  You do not have to enroll in the TEA to buy ...
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WikiAnswers - What are the duties of financial manager
Formulating budget estimates in support of program objectives; presenting and justifying budget requests; development of plans for allocating resources; monitoring program execution; reviewing and analyzing funding documents; conducting comparative analyses to examine trends; reviewing budget policy and statutes to ensure compliance. vReviewing and interpreting accounting and financial management policy, procedures, standards and statutes to ensure compliance; monitoring and examining accounts, specific appropriations or financial records for account status and reporting requirements; and verifying accounts documentation. ...
What are the real benefits of following Agile for large Indian ...
Deliver the product right on time with much less budget, which make the company more competitive for bidding new projects, the challenge is to migrate the existing methodology to the more agile one posted 2 months ago We adopted the agile - lean software development method an year ago for some of the projects which were executed at different locations esp india. Please go thru the 7 principles of lean software development here. http://agilesoftwaredevelopment.com/leanprinciples The participles themselves state the apparent advantage of agile. The following are some of the added advantages: 1. Effort on executing quality ...