GRA comes to New Orleans this spring!

April 29-May 2

Celebrate spring in New Orleans at the Governmental Research Association’s annual policy conference! Topics on tap include:

  • The New Orleans charter school experience
  • Strategies to address urban blight
  • States’ responses to the Affordable Care Act
  • Economic development

Chicago conference was a great success

Many thanks to the folks at the Civic Federation who hosted a tremendous conference in Chicago last week. It’s hard work to create such a high-quality event, and this was one of the best we’ve had. Presentation materials and slides …

The 2011 GRA Directory is now available

The 2011 GRA Directory is now available online. The Directory contains information about the Governmental Research Association, including the officers and bylaws; directories of state and national agencies relevant to governmental researchers; a listing of active members; and a listing …

2011 Research Awards Competition

Once again, it’s time for the annual GRA research awards competition in conjunction with the 2011 GRA Policy Conference in Chicago. Go through your best research of the past year and decide in which categories you’d like to compete: Most …

2009 GRA Conference in Washington, D.C.

The 2009 GRA Annual Policy Conference will be held July 26-29, 2009, at the Brookings Institution conference center in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Rooms will be reserved at the Hotel Palomar, about four blocks from Brookings.

This …

2009 GRA Conference: Save the Dates

For the first time in 20+ years, we’ll hold the GRA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. next summer. Please mark your calendars now and plan to attend from July 26-29, 2009. With the new administration just settling in, this will …

Winners of the 2008 GRA Awards Competition

Winners of the 2008 GRA Awards Competition were announced at the Annual Conference of the Governmental Research Association in Boston, Massachusetts on Tuesday, August 5. The purpose of these awards is to recognize exceptional research on state and local governmental …