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City on the Line: How Baltimore Transformed Its Budget to Beat the Great Recession and Deliver Outcomes

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In City on the Line, former Baltimore budget director Andrew Kleine asks why the way government does its most important job - deciding how to spend taxpayer dollars - hasn't changed in hundreds of years. Parts memoir, manifesto, and manual, this book tells the story of Baltimore's radical departure from traditional line item budgeting to a focus on outcomes like better ...more
ebook, 292 pages
Published October 8th 2018 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Written by a friend who was the Budget Director for the city of Baltimore for 10 years, and has just started as the Chief Administrative Officer of the county that I live in. I don't know that I'd read the whole book, but it definitely looks interesting.
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