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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source National League Of Cities
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance
Our nation’s local elected leaders work tirelessly every day to reflect their city’s values and represent community members. These leaders represent the level of government closest to the people they govern, and they focus on the critical issues that matter to the people of this great...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2021
Level City or Town, County, State
State(s) Colorado, Louisiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee
Source Partnership for Working Families
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Democracy & Governance
Using local and state associations, massive corporations and their overwhelmingly white, male leadership are driving forward a strategy to keep wages low and rents high by stripping away local democratic power. This report focuses on five states—Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Louisiana,...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town, County
State(s) All States
Source Partnership for Working Families
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance
State legislatures around the country have routinely worked to strip power from local governments. Aggressive corporate and special interests have moved state legislators and courts to gut the ability of local governments in a vast number of states to alleviate unemployment and protect...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 1981
Level County
State(s) Florida
Source The Williams Institute
Policy Areas Democracy & Governance
This ordinance establishes a home rule charter for the county. This charter decentralizes certain state powers to the county board of commissioners and grants the board of commissioners certain rights to self-governance and independence. The ordinance includes language that defines...

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