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NLC Report Shows Economic Development Is Still Top City Concern

Talk about consistency! Mayors nationwide deliver seminal addresses in which they detail their vision for the city’s future. The National League of Cities (NLC) recently released its “State of the Cities 2018” report, an annual report accessing top issues that…

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MetLife Foundation To Recognize Outstanding Community-Police Partnerships

(A version of this post first appeared in Thompson’s Local/State Funding Report.) The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and MetLife Foundation have announced the latest competition for the 2012 MetLife Foundation Community-Police Partnership awards. Ten awards totaling $185,000 are expected…

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L/SFR Sneak Preview: House Hearing on EDA Reauthorization

(This post is excerpted from a story in the Aug. 15 issue of Local/State Funding Report.) The Economic Development Administration has been at the center of more than one discussion in recent months about spending and waste. Debates in both…

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L/SFR Sneak Peek: Obama Announces White House Rural Council to Encourage Economic Growth

(This story is excerpted from the June 20 Local/State Funding Report.) President Obama established the first White House Rural Council on June 9 to build on the administration’s rural economic strategy, address the challenges rural communities face and harness the…

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