From defiance to exploiting legal loopholes, municipalities are trying everything to get around state preemption laws and maintain local authority.
COMMENTARY | The ongoing political battle over Civil War monuments—and the public spaces they reside in—reflects a disconnect over civic expression and our public spaces.
In a surprise move Wednesday evening, the city sold two parks to a nonprofit corporation that promptly tore down monuments to Nathan Bedford Forrest and Jefferson Davis.
Memphis is working on an alternative for the expensive “you-call, we-haul” approach.
RiverPlay highlights the city’s effort to connect its civic assets to promote integration.
Shelby Farms Park and the Shelby Farms Greenline demonstrate a civic interest in landscape design not seen in years.
Levees are being checked for sand boils as water levels rise. And in Louisiana, there’s no word yet whether the Bonnet Carré and Morganza spillways will be opened.
Plagued by vacant land maintenance costs, municipalities can reduce blight while putting property back on the tax rolls.
Both municipalities will receive access to Twitter analytics and maybe an expert analyst.
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