Connecting state and local government leaders

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Connecting state and local government leaders

Route Fifty is a digital news property of Atlantic Media’s Government Executive Media Group that focuses on state, county and municipal government around the United States. Route Fifty’s editorial mission is to connect the ideas and people advancing state and local government with a particular emphasis on innovation, technology, management and best practices.

Our target audience includes state and local government practitioners, managers and leaders and others outside government who are engaged with public sector and have an interest in how state, county and municipal governments function and operate.

Route Fifty publishes news articles, analysis and observations from staff writers, regular contributors and special guest contributors, including freelance journalists.

Freelancers with ideas that fit our editorial mission should submit a short pitch for consideration.

Most freelance articles are under 1,000 words but Route Fifty occasionally runs longer in-depth features.

Guest articles are often written by state and local government employees, leaders and elected officials or private-sector observers who are actively engaged with the public sector. Like freelance articles, most guest articles are under 1,000 words.

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