MRSC Insight Blog
Posts for December 2015
Zoning and construction regulations create significant barriers against tiny homes, especially if someone wants to live in them on a permanent basis. This blog covers some the things to consider in the regulation of tiny homes in local communities.
Recent legislation has changed the definition of a retail sale and the new change becomes effective on January 1. Here is some guidance on what this change may mean for your 2016 tax report.
The National Labor Relations Board’s recent ruling in Browning-Ferris Industries of California, Inc., 362 NLRB No. 186 (Aug. 27, 2015), lays out a new standard for the meaning of “joint employer.”
The importance and complexity of social media have turned this once fledgling activity into a critical piece of government communication resources and it may be time for your organization to take it more seriously.
This blog post highlights some key takeaways from a 2015 MRSC webinar on prevailing wages.
Many local governments have been significantly affected by the Great Recession and its aftermath, making it more difficult to address a variety of critical financial issues. This blog post provides seven rules of prudent fiscal management.
In this third of a 3-part series on understanding the people side of lean we explore how focusing on staff can help overcome the common obstacles to lean implementation.
The recent court of appeals decision in Benton County v. Zink holds a number of lessons to be learned regarding procedures for dealing with electronic records and developing an effective strategy for dealing with a litigious requestor.