Procurement Can Be a Powerful Tool for Local Economies, but Takes More Than a Policy Change to Work

Date: 27 Aug 2015 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The decision of which firm will get the food service contract at the City Hall cafeteria doesn’t always make it into the news, but local governments spend a lot of money. In towns, counties, and states everywhere, there are roads to be paved, lawyers to be hired, and office supplies to be purchased, and the rules set up to govern those contracts—procurement policies—hold significant potential for governments to grow their local economies.… Read More