Melissa Kuehne is communications and development manager for the
Institute for Local Government; she can be reached at email@example.com.
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
Using sports for community development initiatives holds promise
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.