Dan Carrigg is the League’s legislative director. League
Legislative Representatives Yvonne Hunter, Jean Flournoy Korinke,
Anthony Thomas and Deputy Executive Director Dwight Stenbakken
also contributed to this article.
Although numerous legislative measures affecting local government
were signed into law in 2005, most have minimal impact on core
local authority. So while the larger battles raged over the
politics of the November special election, from a local
government perspective, 2005 was a fairly positive year.