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Innovators in Action Highlights Governments Reducing Costs, Improving Performance

Governor of Georgia, mayor of Indianapolis, CFO of Chicago, former Premier of New South Wales, and others detail ways to reduce spending, improve results

January 29, 2010

Now more than ever, governments at all levels should be looking for ways to cut costs and improve the quality of core services delivered to taxpayers. Reason Foundation’s annual Innovators in Action highlights good-government efforts that are saving taxpayers money and improving efficiency.

Edited by Reason’s Leonard Gilroy, Innovators in Action features:

Innovators in Action also contains in-depth interviews with:

“Amidst today’s massive deficits and red ink, we need government leaders who are willing to ditch the failed status quo and seek out better ways of doing things,” said Gilroy, director of government reform at Reason Foundation. “We hope the examples and experiences offered by these innovators will inspire reform-minded officials at all levels of government to provide better, leaner and cheaper government to taxpayers.”

Full Report Online

Innovators in Action 2009 is online here.

Previous editions of Innovators in Action are here.

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