1. A Conversation with James Watkins

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    James Watkins discusses the role of the Washington State Auditor, the 2012 election, his background, and why the auditor's role is critical to good government.

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    • AmericaSpeaks Introductory Video

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      An introduction to the work of AmericaSpeaks, a non-profit committed to engaging citizens in governance. Check out our work and learn how to get involved at www.americaspeaks.org

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      • Keeping Politics out of Good Growth

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        Jonathan Paschal of Smart Growth Newton County explains how good growth transcends partisan politics.

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        • Maintaining Growth Management in the Recession

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          In 2007, Newton County, Georgia was the 11th fastest growing county in the country. Today, it has the fifth most foreclosures. How have the leaders of the county's growth management plan kept…

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          • Engaging Candidates in Long Range Planning

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            The President of Newton County Smart Growth and the Director of the Center for Community Preservation and Planning share their experience discussing long range planning with political candidates.…

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            • What can public agencies gain from collaboration?

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              The elected and appointed officials of Newton County, Georgia came together during the rapid housing sprawl of the late 1990s to address their concerns as a community. This group evolved into the…

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              • The Leadership Collaborative in the words of its members

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                The elected and appointed officials of Newton County, Georgia came together during the rapid housing sprawl of the late 1990s to address their concerns as a community. This group evolved into the…

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                • The four development principles of Newton County

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                  What are the principles that will drive future growth in Newton County? The five municipalities, County, Water Authority, School Board, Chamber of Commerce agreed on four. Narrated by Kay Lee, Director…

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                  • Tell the Army to Demand a Refund from Boeing

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                    http://getinvolved.pogo.org/boeingrefund Boeing has been ripping off taxpayers by charging outrageous prices for a variety of helicopter spare parts. One part, a straight pin, was marked up by…

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                    • Political Project Pt. 1

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                      This was a Remix project for Live Cinema Class. Our goal was to convince our classmates of our point of view on any political subject using only available source material. I chose to focus on "The…

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