Monthly Archives: %sNovember 2011

Tensions Grow in Municipal-Federal Relationship

By Michael Behm, Senior Vice President

The growing tensions between the nation’s cities and towns and the federal government over anticipated budget cuts and nearing Supercommittee deadlines were on display last week at the National League of Cities (NLC) Congress of Cities and Exposition in Phoenix, Arizona.

NLC attendees railed […]

November 16th, 2011|Blogs, Local Government, State Politics|

Lessons From Virginia, Iowa

By Heather Williams, Vice President

(Excerpt reprinted with permission from Governors Journal)

Virginia has given us insight into how national issues are going to play in state elections in 2012.

Despite all efforts by Virginia Democrats to make their campaigns for state Senate about state […]

November 10th, 2011|Blogs, State Politics|

Listen (dot) com

By Stateside Associates

For whatever reason, when hearing the words “social media,” few of us think about the need to listen. I took a very informal survey of colleagues and friends recently and found that when asked about what the term “social media” means to them, most people began by using action verbs to […]

November 2nd, 2011|Blogs, Social Media|