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GMA Provides Update on CARES Act

March 27, 2020

On March 27, the U.S. House is expected to approve the approve the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, intended to bring financial relief to Americans and businesses impacted by the coronavirus.

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Live Video Streaming Tips and Best Practices for Cities

CitySmart by Sophicity

March 25, 2020

Victoria Boyko, Software Development Consultant

One great benefit of the online video explosion is the ability to easily stream videos live. As a city, you’ve probably already tried live streaming or want to explore this content option more. If so, we’ve got a few tips and best practices to keep in mind as you get those video cameras recording.

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Teleworking: Maximize Productivity for Business Continuity

March 19, 2020

This half-hour recorded webinar provides information on how local governments can maximize work continuity with employees working remotely.

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How to Track 2020 Census Self-Response Rates

March 17, 2020

U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau launched a new online map as part of its 2020 Census Response Rate Challenge. Users will be able to track their community’s progress in responding to the 2020 Census.

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Coronavirus Resources for Municipal Leaders

March 12, 2020

Georgia's cities are on the frontlines of the coronavirus outbreak. With more cases occurring across the state on a daily basis, it’s important for local leaders to know where to find timely, accurate information. 

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Nominations Now Open for 2020 Renaissance and Starr Awards

March 10, 2020

The Georgia Cities Foundation (GCF) is presently soliciting nominations for its 2020 Renaissance and Starr Awards.

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Hope for the Future: Connecting with the Next Generation of Leaders

Leadership Focus

March 9, 2020

Deke Copenhaver

Whether it be addressing toxic global political polarization or a win at all costs mindset held by some, this generation is not only ready for positive change but also willing to roll up their sleeves, get their hands dirty and initiate it.

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Who Counts on Your Census Form?

Who Counts on Your Census Form?

March 5, 2020

U.S. Census Bureau

The 2020 Census is just around the corner. Do you know who to count when you respond? Sharpen your census skills with this quiz.

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New Principles of Home Rule

March 3, 2020

National League of Cities

Home rule has historically provided a framework for local governance, but is it still meeting today's challenges? The National League of Cities (NLC) partnered with the Local Solutions Support Center (LSSC) to release Principles of Home Rule for the Twenty-First Century.

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Six Keys to Autonomous Transit that Fits Local Communities

Public Square

February 29, 2020

Robert Steuteville, Congress for the New Urbanism

As cities and towns plan for rapidly changing transportation technology, flexible urban design and policy solutions are needed.

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Georgia Cities Prepare for the 2020 Legislative Session

February 27, 2020

GMA is following several issues this legislative session and keeping cities’ interests as its top priority.

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Annexation Reporting Requirements and Resources

February 26, 2020

Georgia Municipal Association

While annexations are essential to the health of Georgia’s cities, they are also procedurally complex. GMA would like to inform local officials of reporting requirements associated with annexations.

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2020 Census Jobs

February 25, 2020

U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau is still recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.

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(Re)Introducing the GMA Grants Newsletter

February 25, 2020

Georgia Municipal Association

The GMA Grants & Award Opportunities page now includes a newsletter subscription to receive updates on funding opportunities.

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Millennial State and Local Government Employee Views on Jobs, Compensation and Retirement

February 19, 2020

National Institute on Retirement Security

A new issue brief finds that Millennials working in state and local government are satisfied with their jobs and intend to stay with their employers so long as their benefits are not cut.

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