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Recycling and composting

Is Your City Adopting a Recycling and Composting Program?

Recycling and composting activities can generate environmental and economic benefits. What impacts are these programs having on communities and the environment.
housing

How are Housing Developments Supporting the Homeless Community?

How housing developments are repurposing underutilized hotels, motels, and other properties to facilitate the homeless as we battle through the pandemic.
Community Choice

Community Choice Energy: What Does It Mean For You?

Many local governments are adopting community choice energy options for their residents. But, what exactly will this mean for your community?
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Municipalities Are Facing Electric Vehicle Charging Deserts

Electric vehicles are becoming a prominent option for people around the world to escape traditional gas-powered options. But charging deserts are still an issue.
Solar power panels outside on a roof

Will Your City Require Solar Power for New Buildings?

Solar power is becoming a hot topic of discussion. Its innovation can benefit every aspect of our communities, right down to its individuals.
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What is Your Local Government’s Role in Mental Health?

Mental health is a growing concern in today’s society and relies on the support of our government. What does this mean for your local community?
microtrenching and fiber optics

Microtrenching: The Future of Fiber Optics

One way urban developers and internet providers are meeting people’s demands is through microtrenching. It has a very important future in fiber optics.
how to protect water quality

How Local Governments Protect Water Quality

Local governments have a very important role to play in the protection of our water supply. Learn what they're doing to protect the overall quality here.
dollar bills on white background local government stimulus money

How is Local Government Spending COVID-19 Stimulus Dollars?

In early March, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), which allocated $350 billion to state and local governments across the United States.