A much larger share of federal spending is being distributed in
the form of competitive grant funding through executive branch
departments and agencies.
Local officials throughout California are finding new and more
participatory ways to involve residents in local budgeting
As public agencies explore cost-saving measures, one option is
regionalizing public safety services by consolidating,
contracting or sharing services with neighboring agencies.
More than 1,500 city officials will gather in San Diego form Sept. 15-17 for three days of educational sessions, social media training, policy discussion and more.
Lowe summarizes the League’s challenges and successes during the
The state’s newest water conservation requirements for local
governments will affect virtually every community in California.
It can be a challenge to design public meeting that allow a large
and diverse group of residents to collaboratively identify and
offer their preferences or recommendations to decision-makers in