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Topic - Governance, Legislation & Law Archive

Title Issue
The Value of Sharing Your Agency’s Story

The Value of Sharing Your Agency’s Story

May 2011
Legislative Action Days: Make Your Voice Heard

Legislative Action Days: Make Your Voice Heard

May 2011
Declaring a State of Emergency: What You Need to Know

Declaring a State of Emergency: What You Need to Know

May 2011
Fiscal Oversight: Ask the Right Questions

Fiscal Oversight: Ask the Right Questions

One of the most important responsibilities for local officials is overseeing their agencies’ finances. What can elected officials do to exercise careful fiscal stewardship over taxpayer resources?

March 2011
Proposition 26: An Executive Summary for The Layperson

Proposition 26: An Executive Summary for The Layperson

Much effort has been expended trying to explain and analyze the purpose and effect of Proposition 26, the so-called “Stop Hidden Taxes Initiative.” This article provides the non-expert with tools to gain a working knowledge of Prop. 26.

March 2011
Setting a Strategic Course For 2011

Setting a Strategic Course For 2011

February 2011
Passing Proposition 22 Required Many Hands and Tremendous Support: A Heartfelt Thanks to Our Partner

Passing Proposition 22 Required Many Hands and Tremendous Support: A Heartfelt Thanks to Our Partner

January 2011
2010 Legislative Review: Significant Accomplishments in Protecting Local Control and Local Revenues

2010 Legislative Review: Significant Accomplishments in Protecting Local Control and Local Revenues

January 2011
Nurturing Civic Leadership Skills In 21st Century California

Nurturing Civic Leadership Skills In 21st Century California

January 2011
10 New Rules for Elected Officials in Times of Economic Meltdown

10 New Rules for Elected Officials in Times of Economic Meltdown

Local governments are experiencing permanent fiscal stress that undercuts their ability to respond to the big issues of the day. These rules provide helpful guidelines for local leaders.

January 2011