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President's Message Archive

Title Issue
Getting the Most Out of Electronic Communication

Getting the Most Out of Electronic Communication

June 2011
Killing Redevelopment: California’s Biggest Economic Mistake

Killing Redevelopment: California’s Biggest Economic Mistake

After FY 2011-12, the state will realize zero savings from shutting down redevelopment. But it will permanently destroy hundreds of thousands of jobs and wipe out billions of dollars in local economic activity.

April 2011
Setting a Strategic Course For 2011

Setting a Strategic Course For 2011

February 2011
Proactively Building Public Trust in Local Government

Proactively Building Public Trust in Local Government

December 2010
Fighting to Protect Our Communities’ Economic Health and Quality of Life

Fighting to Protect Our Communities’ Economic Health and Quality of Life

The impact of state raids on local funds threatens not only the economy but also the vital community services and residents’ safety and quality of life.

October 2010
Cities and Counties: Serving a Shared Constituency and Working to Preserve Our Quality of Life

Cities and Counties: Serving a Shared Constituency and Working to Preserve Our Quality of Life

August 2010
Finding Strength in Shared Values and Diversity

Finding Strength in Shared Values and Diversity

Our shared values of local control and self-determination affect the breadth and depth of our organization’s leadership in every action we take. The policy-making process and procedures we employ are designed to ensure that our entire membership is represented because it is imperative that our policies reflect our broad constituency. The League is powerful largely because of the participation of its entire membership.

June 2010
Enough Is Enough! Join the Fight to Save Vital Local Services

Enough Is Enough! Join the Fight to Save Vital Local Services

Ongoing state raids and state borrowing of local revenues continue to jeopardize the services that Californians need most. Borrowing local taxpayer and transportation funds exacerbates budget problems because those borrowed funds have to be repaid with interest-out of taxpayers’ pockets.

April 2010
Stand Up for What’s Right: Reform Efforts Depend on You

Stand Up for What’s Right: Reform Efforts Depend on You

February 2010
Building Public Trust in Local Government

Building Public Trust in Local Government

December 2009