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  • Governing the municipal budget process

    Published on August 22, 2019

    This article's purpose is to provide a government equation that fosters a positive experience with the fiscal equation that promotes a long-term view for local municipalities.

  • New Commissioner Schools - 2018

    Published on November 15, 2018

    Celebrating 50 years of New County Commissioner education with a new format. Register now.

  • Learn more about good governance

    Published on September 26, 2018

    MSU Extension provides educational programs on governance, finance and many more topics for local and tribal governments.

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