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Feds may be down, but local government still strong

In today’s Government Management Daily came the headline, “Satisfaction with Federal Services Hits All-Time Low.” Apparently the trend in Americans’ satisfaction with the fede...

Proving NRC Survey Accuracy

Every year, NRC conducts hundreds of surveys across the U.S. but only rarely can our findings be put to the test. After all, who is to say that a survey is correct when results show 80% of residents a...

How Can You Be So Sure? Seeking the Gold Standard of Survey Accuracy

Humans are programmed to find solutions. But, even so, we’re not that great at it. Every day, from kids to public managers, people decide what works and what’s good. A small conclusion can affect ...