Sometimes Nebraskans have to recover from storms and floods. The heroic phase of disaster response (sandbagging and people pulling together) is often followed by a period of disillusionment (disappointment with aid and coping with clean up). Reconstruction takes time – and can be stressful. The Public Policy Center works to provide crisis counseling assistance, […]
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As part of Mayor Chris Beutler’s continuing Taking Charge initiative, a random sample of Lincolnites were surveyed by telephone in early December of 2009 and then an online survey was offered to residents who were not invited to take the phone survey. The results of the surveys were used to inform city budget decisions that […]
The long-term goal of this project was to enable public managers and policymakers/elected officials to be intentional and evidence-based in selecting the components of their citizen involvement techniques used in budgeting, performance measurement, and management processes. This will maximize the value for both citizens and managers. As part of our research, we worked with the […]
The goal of this project, initially launched in the winter of 2008 and completed later in the spring, was to solicit public opinion about how the City of Lincoln should spend its tax dollars. A scientific phone survey of 600 randomly selected residents was undertaken by the Public Policy Center, working with the University of […]
Report of Public Response Potential Modification of Rules Related to Determination of Fully Appropriated Basins, Subbasins, or Reaches (2013)
Shank, N. Sutter, H., (2013). Report of Public Response Potential Modification of Rules Related to Determination of Fully Appropriated Basins, Subbasins, or Reaches.
Stromer-Galley, J., Webb, N., & Muhlberger, P. (2012). Deliberative E-Rulemaking Project: Challenges to Enacting Real World Deliberation. Journal of Information Technology and Politics, 9(1), 82–96.
Kaye, B. K., Johnson, T. J., & Muhlberger, P. (2012). Blogs as a Source of Democratic Deliberation. In Tatyana Dumova & Richard Fiordo (Eds.), Blogging in the Global Society: Cultural, Political and Geographical Aspects (pp. 1–18). Hershey, PA: IGI Global Publishers.
Goold, S. D., Neblo, M. A., Kim, S. Y. H., Vries, R. D., Rowe, G., & Muhlberger, P. (2012). What Is Good Public Deliberation? Hastings Center Report, 42(2), 24–26.