Federal and City Relations
A federal appeals court ruled that the Chino Valley Unified School District's prayer policy violated the First Amendment.
CERT volunteers have played a prominent role in responding to California wildfires in recent years.
In two Alabama cities, those laying groundwork for the new tax incentive program see both promise and risks in the investments it could spur.
In Chicago, officials take a different path to implement law enforcement reforms.
The city wanted a deal that improves service in overlooked areas.
Pete Saenz, mayor of Laredo, called on federal officials to tamp down uncertainty over tariffs and trade pacts.
The body’s lone local government representative discusses filling the late San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s shoes and keeping pace with technology.
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National Association of Counties members are told now is the time to get involved in attracting investment.
Wireless industry groups support the new Senate bill, but the Institute for Local Self-Reliance argues it sacrifices too much local government authority.
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget released its estimates as the nation's debt and deficits are on the rise.
Despite ongoing court battles, the department last week announced new conditions for state and local grant applicants.
A new report from the National League of Cities ranks 60 occupations in terms of whether they are vulnerable to being automated, suggesting ways city leaders can work with their residents to prepare.
Experts said the program could benefit from more structured oversight.
The 241 grants will fund 346 infrastructure projects, including runways, taxiways, aprons and terminals.
“I urge you to enlist cities as partners,” transportation commissioner Polly Trottenberg told Senate lawmakers.
“This will be a problem for the foreseeable future,” said Diane Yentel, president and CEO of the National Low Income Housing Coalition, which released a new study Wednesday.
The draft legislation covers programs that help fund water infrastructure, and that provide payments to rural counties.
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