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Article Features By Derek Dolfie

Preparing for the Drone Age in Your City: Potential Benefits and Issues

This new technology has enormous promise but also brings new challenges for cities, including managing conflicts and disputes  over the use of municipal airspace.

Article President’s Message by Jan Arbuckle

Steer Clear of Trouble: Refresh Your Knowledge and Update Your Skills

It’s easy to make a misstep by not understanding that what may seem acceptable or harmless may nevertheless be a violation of the law with serious consequences.

Article Legal Notes by Todd Leishman and Leeann Habte

U.S. Public Agencies May Need to Comply With European Union Data Privacy Regulation

Public agencies need to understand if and how the new law might apply to them and which of their day-to-day advertising, partnership and online activities might bring them under its purview.

Article Executive Director's Message by Carolyn Coleman

Preparing for the Next Economic Downturn

Cities can take proactive steps to better position themselves for the impacts of the next major economic downturn.

Article Features by Melissa Kuehne

City Use of Social Media: Legal & Other Considerations

Little legal precedent exists related to what cities can and cannot do on social media. However, when making decisions about how to engage on social media, cities should consider a number of legal and practical issues.

Article City Forum by Jennifer Whiting

New to City Government? The League Is Here to Help

Take advantage of many excellent opportunities to learn about your new role and the issues that you may encounter during your time on the council.

Article News from the Institute for the Local Government by Melissa Kuehne

Tools to Engage Your Community in the Budgeting Process

Sharing the city’s budget information with the community helps residents understand constraints and develop informed opinions on how limited financial resources should be allocated.

Article City Forum by James Hamill

TRIP Offers Low-Cost Bond Financing for Cities in “Self-Help” Counties

Since 2008, TRIP has helped 16 agencies finance more than $230 million for transportation projects.

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