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PCG’s Manager Tony Ong Presented at November Webinar

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way public sector organizations in the United States need to function, as they have had to transition to remote platforms to stay safe while, simultaneously, the needs of the communities they serve have increased significantly. According to the Pew Research Cent...

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NASA Selects PCG and Partners to Receive Grant for Developing STEM Content for Schools

[Boston, MA] December 3, 2020 – Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG), a leading provider of solutions implementation and operations improvement services to the public sector, is pleased to announce that Project Ianos has been selected by NASA as the recipient of a one-year grant to ignite curiosity a...

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PCG Director Shares Expert Insights with MoneyGeek

In the weeks leading up to the election, to stress the important role voters play in financial decision-making at the state, local, and even federal levels, the personal finance experts at MoneyGeek turned their attention to states’ financial health and dependence on the Federal Government. In the w...

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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments on Constitutionality of Affordable Care Act (ACA)

On Tuesday, November 10, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the third case challenging the constitutionality of the ACA. The case brought by a number of Republican State Attorney Generals arose because Congress reduced the penalty attached to the individual mandate to zero. On Tues...

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Spotlight on Workforce Development

National Apprenticeship Week: #NAW2020 November 8th marks the start of the sixth National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), an event established by the US Department of Labor (DOL) to build awareness of apprenticeship programs and the positive impact they have on the American workforce, particularly in clo...

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Three reasons apprenticeships are a “win” for workforce development

With record unemployment numbers and economic uncertainty due to COVID-19, policymakers and industry executives are trying to navigate ways to keep business moving while taking care of their constituents with meaningful, competitive jobs. Apprenticeship programs remain a key component of that strate...

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California Department of Developmental Services Home and Community Based Settings Virtual Site Assessments Frequently Asked Questions

The California Department of Developmental Services (CA DDS) has contracted with an independent third party, Public Consulting Group (PCG), to conduct virtual site assessments (VSAs) of a randomized, statistically valid sample (1,200) of HCBS settings in California. PCG is a nationally recognized pu...

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California Department of Developmental Services (CA DDS)

The State of California’s Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Virtual Site Assessment Project History The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued requirements referred to as the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Final Rule, which affect services provided to indivi...

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Bridging gaps between employers, job seekers through tech apprenticeship

An unfortunate reality of today’s job market is that IT workers are in short supply while millions of people are underemployed or unemployed. Tech apprenticeship programs offer an effective—and mutually beneficial—approach to bridging the gap between employers and IT job seekers, according to a new ...

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Increasing Our Focus on Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship Programs

Since the Great Recession in 2008, Public Consulting Group (PCG) has been partnering with clients to design and pioneer federally-funded, national-leading workforce development programs. With rising student debt and industry concern about available competitive talent, federal workforce policymakers ...

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