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January 2009

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Executive Director's Message

Commonplace Miracles of Local Democracy

Voters are overwhelmingly reinvesting in their local governments, local infrastructure and local services by approving ballot measures that authorize tax increases and bond issues for public...

League Honors U.S. Representative Maxine Waters with 2008 Congressional Leader of the Year Award

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News from the Institute for Local Government

Getting to "Yes" in Intergovernmental Disputes

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California Cities Helen Putnam Award for Excellence

Fontana Takes Steps Toward Healthier Lifestyles

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Sustainable Cities

What Does the Public Really Think About Climate Change?

2008 Legislative Highlights and Recognition

The legislative year was dominated by a three-way battle among the governor, Democrats and Republicans over how to close a $24 billion deficit spanning two budget cycles.

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Legal Notes

Addressing ADA Accessibility Issues in the Public Sector

Although the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 has been in effect for nearly two decades, many public entities are not yet in compliance with its accessibility requirements.