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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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Don’t Just Put Out Fires

After a natural disaster strikes, the process of disaster recovery is overwhelming. With so many moving parts and different groups of people involved in building a successful program, recovery can...

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Thrive Instead of Just Survive

Many communities all over the country struggle with being able to provide decent, safe, and sanitary affordable rental housing to their residents. When you have a mission of creating a...

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Compressing the Recovery Timeline

I often take the accomplishments of our team for granted when I know that faster should be possible. It’s not a dissatisfaction with our people or our systems, but an...

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The Experience You Need

Recently, HUD and the Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued the Fall 2016 Integrity Bulletin entitled "Implementing the Five Key Internal Controls." This bulletin describes the five standards of an effective...

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Your Program CAN Be Creative

We often talk about “matching” here at HORNE. While many know exactly what acronym mash-up we are talking about, I sometimes am met with a look of confusion when raising...

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But, What If? Are You Prepared If the Unthinkable Happens?

That Could Never Happen To Me. But, what if? This is a question I have had to ask myself after hearing about recent violent events. I have come to the...

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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