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Chris Adams is the president and co-founder of Balancing Act by Engaged Public, a Denver-based consulting and technology company that provides strategies and tools for better policymaking. Balancing Act was named to the 2017 GovTech 100.

Adams has worked in public policy and facilitation for over 15 years, the last 13 with Engaged Public. Previously, he was director of the Center for Ethics and Social Policy in Berkeley, Calif. He is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Colorado.

April 18, 2017

You Paid Your Taxes. So How About a Receipt?

Giving the public a detailed view of what their taxes pay for is a way to encourage citizens' involvement in how government spends their money.
July 7, 2016

Local Government Spending and the Brexit Factor

Important budget decisions needn't be made in an atmosphere of anger or ignorance. There's much that governments can do to engage the public in the process.