Melissa Kuehne is communications and development manager for the Institute for Local Government; she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Cities can take proactive steps to better position themselves for the impacts of the next major economic downturn.
This innovative program keeps one moment of immature indiscretion from turning into a pattern of criminal behavior that can ruin any hope for a bright future.
Chief Hahn discusses strategies to help build stronger relationships between the community and local law enforcement.
Not In Our Town is a movement to stop hate, address bullying and build safe, inclusive communities for all.
Even though hateful speech is generally protected under the First Amendment, some hate speech does not receive protection.
A look at how communities can plan for an earthquake and improve resilience.
Using sports for community development initiatives holds promise for cities.
On average, cities spend 2.5 to 3 percent of their overall budgets on technology.
An innovative approach simplifies online publishing.
Public agencies and officials face important restrictions related to ballot measure activities.
A look at local zoning and safety regulations that cities may adopt and apply to firearms retailers.
High school students serve as mentors for younger students.
Lessons from one of the worst fire years in California history.
Talent is mobile and in short supply.
Tips to make your case to voters effectively.
The city stepped up when wells ran dry.
The League offers a variety of new tools and resources to support cities’ transparency efforts.
Promoting diversity at City Hall is a key strategy for ensuring equitable public service.