SOURCE: e.Republic

March 12, 2010 14:55 ET

GOVERNING Is Honored for Editorial Excellence by American Business Media

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - March 12, 2010) - GOVERNING, a division of e.Republic, Inc., was awarded two Jesse H. Neal Awards from American Business Media for editorial excellence yesterday. The magazine took home honors for Best Single Issue of a Magazine (July 2009) and Best Commentary ("Assessments" by Alan Ehrenhalt).

"We are thrilled to be recognized for outstanding journalism with these prestigious awards," said GOVERNING publisher Fred Kuhn. "For the past 23 years, GOVERNING has been unwavering in its commitment to provide job-critical news, analysis and resources for state and local government leaders. With recent investments across our integrated product portfolio, these awards reinforce that GOVERNING is continuing to deliver on its mission with great success."

The Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, which has been called "the Pulitzer Prize of the business press," are the industry's most prestigious and most sought-after editorial honors. Established in 1955, the Neal Awards recognize and reward editorial excellence in business-to-business publications. For a list of all 2010 winners, visit www.americanbusinessmedia.com.

Published by e.Republic, Inc., GOVERNING connects America's leaders by providing intelligence and analysis on management, policy and politics to help guide and inspire innovative leaders across state and local government. Its audience -- online, in print and in-person -- includes governors, mayors, legislators, local council members, program directors, agency heads, CIOs, policy advisors and other senior governmental officials. GOVERNING remains dedicated to creating publications and events that allow leaders from across geographic and institutional boundaries to share ideas, identify best practices and avoid pitfalls. See www.governing.com.

About e.Republic, Inc.

e.Republic is the nation's leading publishing, research, event and new media company focused on the state and local government and education markets. Flagship media brands include The Center for Digital Government, The Center for Digital Education, Governing, Government Technology, Emergency Management, and Public CIO. See www.erepublic.com.

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