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.
This new technology has enormous promise but also brings new
challenges for cities, including managing conflicts and
disputes over the use of municipal airspace.
The next recession may be just around the corner, but the state
is much better positioned to weather it — and that bodes well for
local governments. Hot topics include sales tax and more.
Melissa Kuehne is communications and development manager for the
Institute for Local Government; she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lynnette Kelly is president and CEO of the Municipal Securities
Rulemaking Board and can be reached at email@example.com.
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budgets on technology.
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El Cerrito Assistant City Manager Karen Pinkos will have an
opportunity to shape both policy and the future of the city
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