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Archives: Local Issues / Articles

  • The Unseen Hand of NIMS in Communities image

    The Unseen Hand of NIMS in Communities

    Building Government Los Angeles City Hall Hall State and local governments are the frontline of defense against the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, And, we haven’t been sitting idly by, …

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    A Brief Etymology of Local Regulations

    In America’s early days, until the progressive era of the early 1900’s, city councils were a place where liberty was modeled by elected officials. We aren’t talking libertarian utopia, …

  • ACCE Local Officials Gather for Academy on Local Governance in Colorado image

    ACCE Local Officials Gather for Academy on Local Governance in Colorado

    Local officials from all around Colorado gathered to share ideas and learn new information on local oil and gas regulations, tax payer bill of rights, short term housing rentals and …

  • A Mayor on a Mission in a City of Success image

    A Mayor on a Mission in a City of Success

    About an hour south of Denver Colorado lies the sprawling city of Colorado Springs. Known by locals as “The Springs”, it is surrounded by picturesque mountains and notable landmarks such …

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    Virginia Begins to Dismantle Dillon’s Rule

    Today the Virginia Senate Judiciary Committee took an historic vote today by passing Senate Bill (SB) 35; giving municipalities the ability to ban firearms at public events. SB35 is …

  • Virginia to Redefine Relationship with Localities..On Some Issues image

    Virginia to Redefine Relationship with Localities..On Some Issues

    With the recent passage of Second Amendment Sanctuary resolutions or Constitutional resolutions in more than 95 communities in Virginia, people want to know what these resolutions do. To answer that …