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Topic - Governance, Legislation & Law Archive

Title Issue
California’s Design Immunity Defense: Why Your City Wants It and How to Get It

California’s Design Immunity Defense: Why Your City Wants It and How to Get It

The defense can shield public agencies from liability.

June 2017
Data Loss Prevention and Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide

Data Loss Prevention and Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide

Adapting and responding to cyber threats and protecting critical infrastructure are essential for cities.

June 2017
10 Changes Shaping Local Government Communications

10 Changes Shaping Local Government Communications

Social media and other tools are impacting city strategies.

June 2017
Local Leaders Make the Leap to the Legislature, Part 2 of 2

Local Leaders Make the Leap to the Legislature, Part 2 of 2

The California Civic Leadership Institute® is an educational program sponsored by the League Partners and designed for local government elected officials interested in running for the Legislature. Legislators from local government reflect on the value of the institute.

May 2017
Changing How We Think About Economic Development

Changing How We Think About Economic Development

Economic development is both a strategy and a process involving a web of interdependent factors.

May 2017
Local Leaders Make the Leap to the Legislature, Part 1 of 2

Local Leaders Make the Leap to the Legislature, Part 1 of 2

The California Civic Leadership Institute® is an educational program designed for local government elected officials interested in running for the Legislature.

April 2017
Workplace Protections for Transgender Employees

Workplace Protections for Transgender Employees

State and federal laws expressly protect a person’s transgender status.

April 2017
Funds Coming to Help Chronically Homeless Californians With Mental Illness — Partner Now With Counties to Prepare Programming

Funds Coming to Help Chronically Homeless Californians With Mental Illness — Partner Now With Counties to Prepare Programming

Although the No Place Like Home program funds will not be available until 2018, the California Department of Housing and Community Development has released the Notice of Funding Availability for $6.2 million in grants for technical assistance. These funds will help counties — and the cities and developers they partner with — start developing their programming.

March 2017
Fairfield Reverses Crime and Neglect in Parkway Gardens

Fairfield Reverses Crime and Neglect in Parkway Gardens

The city took legal action to help property owners effect change and address the shootings, illegal drug sales, traffic and other problems that plagued the complex.

March 2017
Finding Solutions to the Affordable Housing Shortage

Finding Solutions to the Affordable Housing Shortage

Significant barriers and disincentives constrain the production of housing. These include local and national economic and job market conditions, challenges for developers and a lack of funding and subsidies needed to support housing that low- and moderate-income families can afford.

March 2017