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Keep Your Head Above Water

With tropical storms and hurricanes dominating the news—and many of our day-to-day lives—it’s important to think about flood insurance. Hurricane Harvey dumped over 50 inches of rain onto Texas in...

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Recovery for the Short and Long Term

CDBG-DR funds serve as a lifeline to survivors of catastrophic events. These programs have measurably improved the quality of life for so many impacted citizens, particularly our most vulnerable residents....

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Be an Inspiration

When I sit back and reflect on my family ancestry and those that have influenced my leadership style, it becomes clear to me that it’s often the women in my...

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Wherever the Path May Lead

I sit and watch the devastation that Texas is facing and am flooded with emotion. Twelve years ago, I was one of those people I see on television. It’s just...

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The Texas Way

With a resilient job market, great Mexican food, and small-town feel, the Texas Gulf Coast is a great place to call home. According to the Texas Relocation Report, “Texas experienced...

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Subrecipient Monitoring and Its Impact on Your Program

When a grantee passes federal funding to a subrecipient who follows through with a project or program, a true partnership is created. Both the grantee and the subrecipient are responsible...

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Proper Treatment of Activity Delivery Costs That Can't Be Tied to a Final Cost Objective

In the disaster recovery world, costs incurred as a result of implementing and executing allowable CDBG activities are known “Activity Delivery Costs.” These costs are directly attributable to a CDBG...

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A Letter to Me

I often find myself deep in thought, contemplating “what-if” scenarios. What if I won the lottery? What if my parents never emigrated from Mexico? What if I became a teacher...

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Developing the Leaders of Tomorrow

On a recent Saturday morning, I stood with my niece at the crossroads of a busy intersection to help her sell highly-sought after Girl Scout cookies. It would have been...

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The Road Less Traveled

Looking back at “my story,” I realize that I began taking the road less traveled early in life. I found great happiness doing things that were not traditional for a...

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New Exempt Employee Rule

The Dept. of Labor projects this new ruling will cost employers an estimated $12 billion over the next 10 years. 

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Who Is HORNE Government Services?

HORNE is inspired by federal, state and local public servants serving their communities.

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GAO Report: Disaster Recovery Lessons

GAO Reports Lessons and Insights Identified From Review Of Past Disasters 

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GSA Schedule

Authorized Federal Supply Schedule Price List

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TXMAS

Find us at the Texas Comptroller. Search for HORNE LLP or under RESOURCES, click TXMAS CONTRACTS. HORNE’s TXMAS contract number is 10-520010 under Financial and Business Advisory Services. 

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GSA Advantage

General Services Administration Federal Supply Service Authorized Federal Supply Schedule Price List

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Change is Here: Finalization of the Super Circular

The Super Circular is ready to help reduce administrative burdens, are you informed?

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Framework Changes Impact on Gov't Organizations

How to assess and adapt to new internal control standards.

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Disaster Recovery: FEMA on the Gulf Coast

GAO Reports Issues Contributing to Rebuilding Process After 2005 Hurricane

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Insights on Disaster Recovery

GAO Reports Findings From Six Disasters Occuring Betweeen 1989 to 2005

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Efforts to Expedite Disaster Recovery in Louisiana

Dept. of Homeland Security Recommends Improvement To Public Assistance Program