Nine federal programs make list of top 25 government innovations

Early morning traffic in Brooklyn moves slowly beneath the Manhattan skyline in November 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan).
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan).

Harvard’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation announced its “Top 25 Innovations in Government” on Wednesday, naming nine federal programs to the list.

The rankings cover federal, city, state, local and tribal governments.

Four finalists and an eventual winner for the “Innovations in American Government Award” will be chosen from the list and announced in the fall.

To learn more about this topic, read Emi Kolawole’s Washington Post article on the list.

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Josh Hicks covers the federal government and anchors the Federal Eye blog. He reported for newspapers in the Detroit and Seattle suburbs before joining the Post as a contributor to Glenn Kessler’s Fact Checker blog in 2011.
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