Symposium Introduction

Local Government Reform and Organizational Change

James D. Ward


Symposium Articles

Does Regionalism Detract from Local Democracy? The Impact of Government Scale on Participation

David K. Hamilton


Barriers to the Use of Benchmarking Information: Narratives from Local Government Managers

Étienne Charbonneau and Gautam Nayer


Citizen Approval of CAOs in Texas Cities: An Exploratory Analysis of Anglo and Latino Attitudes

Thomas Longoria and Lynne Manganaro


Health Care Reform and the Medicaid Expansion: Implications on County Substance Abuse Programs and

Ethnically/Racially Diverse Populations

April Moreno