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Budget

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  • Press Release

WASHINGTON — March 16, 2017 — This morning, the White House released its budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2018, featuring sweeping cuts to federal agencies and programs that directly benefit cities nationwide and support the residents who call…

photo - Trump Budget Proposal an Attack on Vital City Programs
photo - Trump Budget Proposal an Attack on Vital City Programs
  • Fact Sheet
Background

A public budget is a plan of expected incomes and expenditures for the upcoming fiscal year, which is a twelve-month period that may or may not correspond to the calendar year. Most state governments use an annual budget cycle, just…

  • CitiesSpeak

This post is the final installment in a series expanding on NLC’s 2016 State of the Cities report.

Mayors have a love-hate…

Montana
Montana
  • CitiesSpeak

NLC recently announced the Public Sector Retirement Initiative, designed to provide timely research and educational resources to help elected officials navigate the retirement landscape, solve local government retirement challenges, and…

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surf
  • CitiesSpeak

Brenda Morrison and Chris Adams explain how to bring your constituents together for better budget solutions that move your city forward. This article is based on the budget toolbox session led by Brenda and Chris and…

budget
budget
  • CitiesSpeak

 

In a large city, implementing a creative idea doesn’t necessarily mean choosing between innovation and laying off a police officer. Smaller cities, on the other hand, have a significant challenge when it comes to establishing new…

Jason Dixson
Jason Dixson
  • CitiesSpeak

Public sector employment has consequences for the quality of economic recovery since the majority of local government jobs are mid-wage.

It’s no secret that although national employment is on the upswing, the type of job growth we’re…

Boston Police Hiring
Boston Police Hiring
  • CitiesSpeak

This is the second in a seven-part series about mayors’ 2011 State of the City speeches. In a nation where fiscal responsibility is in the spotlight, and groups are grappling for funding, the “State of the City” addresses we read clearly show…