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BOSTON, MA — The National League of Cities (NLC) membership named Marie Lopez Rogers, mayor, Avondale, Arizona, to lead the organization as president for 2013. The organization also elevated Chris Coleman, Mayor, St. Paul,…

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Boston, MA - City Treasurer Karen Avilla of Carson, CA was elected the 2013 president of the Hispanic Elected Local Officials (HELO) constituency group during the group's annual business meeting at the National League of Cities' (NLC) Congress of…

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With all eyes on the top of the ticket, it remained an interesting and busy election cycle for many cities, towns and municipal officials across the United States.

"It's exciting to see current and former mayoral colleagues around the…

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Elected officials from across the country convened in Charlotte, NC, last month for a series of programs and skill-building sessions aimed to strengthen and enhance their work as city leaders. The meeting was NLC's 20th Anniversary Leadership…

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  • CitiesSpeak

Last week the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released preliminary revised unemployment estimates.  It appears that the economy actually netted 386,000 jobs this year, but only after accounting for a loss of 67,000 government jobs. This…

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“What is City government doing?

How well are we doing it?

How can we do it better?”

These three questions guide Devin Quirk’s work for the City of Boston.  Devin serves as…

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by Mike Wallace

Seven years after the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the right of cities to use eminent domain to secure land for proposed private commercial development, and after more than 40 States that have reassessed and limited…

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