The California Civic Leadership Institute® is an educational program sponsored by the League Partners and designed for local government elected officials interested in running for the Legislature….
Economic development is both a strategy and a process involving a web of interdependent factors.
State and federal laws expressly protect a person’s transgender status.
The California Civic Leadership Institute® is an educational program designed for local government elected officials interested in running for the Legislature.
The city took legal action to help property owners effect change and address the shootings, illegal drug sales, traffic and other problems that plagued the complex.
Significant barriers and disincentives constrain the production of housing. These include local and national economic and job market conditions, challenges for developers and a lack of funding and…
Although the No Place Like Home program funds will not be available until 2018, the California Department of Housing and Community Development has released the Notice of Funding Availability for…
The League and stakeholders negotiated a reform package that balances increased civic outreach with cost mitigation for cities.
Changes in the law related to marijuana raise many concerns for cities.
We can either pay to fix and maintain our infrastructure today or pay much more in the future to replace it.
The ability to communicate is critically important for first responders in emergency situations. The First Responder Network Authority is working to deliver a broadband network for public safety…
Keeping track of legislation and priority bills that affect your city is critically important for elected officials. The League provides an array of helpful tools to make this task easier.
Carolyn Coleman is the League’s first female executive director and its fourth executive director since 1934. She brings over 25 years of experience in public service and advocacy to her new…
Despite another chaotic legislative session, city officials can be satisfied that the League helped hold the line to preserve local control, revenue and flexibility and made progress in several areas.
The League is focusing on public safety, affordable housing, the homelessness crisis and funding for critical transportation and water infrastructure.
To help local officials navigate complex state and federal laws, ILG recently updated two of its flagship ethics resources.
Understanding the essentials of city finance is critical for city decision-makers. Elected officials find their job is easier when they can explain municipal finance’s basic elements to their…
Public employers often face situations in which the religious beliefs of their employees become a major legal issue. This article explains applicable law and addresses some common scenarios.
The measure won’t put the “gut and amend” game out of business, but it helps California voters, journalists and the democratic process.
City officials, residents and journalists find this practical guide to be an invaluable resource.