In her latest commentary for Governing’s Better, Faster, Cheaper blog, Program Director Hanna Azemati describes the GPL’s work with the city of Louisville, KY to establish a strategic procurement system. According to Louisville’s director of purchasing, this system has helped the city “elevate the importance of procurement, build trust, and earn credibility” by prioritizing, structuring, evaluating, and managing critical contracts more effectively. Read more.
Chile’s El Mercurio featured our What Works Cities project in Santiago, where the GPL is advising the city on their landscape maintenance contracts. Read more about the project here, and read more about results-driven contracting here.
In a commentary published by Governing’s Better, Faster, Cheaper blog on April 18, GPL Program Director Hanna Azemati laid out eight methods for local governments to transform contracting by managing procurements more strategically. Read more.
On March 27, Governing's Better, Faster, Cheaper blog published a commentary written by GPL Program Director Hanna Azemati and Director of Research & Innovation Gloria Gong on ways to maximize the potential of the Pay for Success model with federal funding made available by the recent SIPPRA legislation. Read more.Read more about 5 Ways to Make the Most of Pay for Success
Read about the GPL's recent progress including launched projects in workforce development and reducing homelessness and recidivism, What Works Cities milestones, and twelve new publications.... Read more about Fall 2017 GPL Newsletter