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Governor’s Bonding Proposal Includes Projects That Benefit Cities

The proposal would borrow more than $2 billion and provide critical funding for water infrastructure, transportation, housing, and other programs important to cities.

Party Affiliation Required for the Presidential Nomination Primary

If an individual refuses to select a party, he or she will not be able to vote in the presidential nomination primary.

Federal Tobacco 21 Law: Answers to Common City Questions

The adoption of a federal law restricting the sale of tobacco products to anyone under age 21 has raised many questions related to city tobacco enforcement.

Take the Local Housing Trust Fund Survey

Cities can help the League and others better advocate for state resources by completing a short survey on local housing trust funds.

Court Temporarily Blocks President’s Executive Order on Refugee Resettlement

The executive order, which allowed state and local governments to stop refugee resettlement within their boundaries, cannot be enforced while the temporary injunction is in effect.

City Speak Podcast: Elected Leaders Share First-Year Joys and Challenges

Warren Mayor Mara Hanel and Oak Park Heights Councilmember Carly Johnson share what they found rewarding, challenging, and surprising during their first year in office.

More Information and Resources

New City Officials: Don’t Miss This Week’s Training Designed Just for You!

MPCA Grants Available for Climate Adaptation Projects

Showcase Cities at the Capitol This March

DEED Begins New Community Certification Program: Telecommuter Forward!

Just Announced! Dates, Locations, and Agenda for 2020 Safety and Loss Control Workshops

Gear Up for Summer Hiring Background Checks With The ABCs of BCA Data Memo

Experienced City Officials: Get Useful Tools to Bring Back to Your City, Beginning This Week!

Minnesota Housing to Host Housing Resources Engagement Session

LMCIT Workers’ Compensation Memo Explains Coverage Features and More

Register Online by Jan. 24 for This Free Census Livestream

Lora Setter Joins League as Public Safety Program Coordinator

Registration Is Open Now for Community Resilience Roundtables

Tidying Up: Do Your Greenhouse Gas Emissions Spark Joy? Get Reduction Strategies on Feb. 5

Introducing the HERO Center — Minnesota’s Newest Public Safety Training Facility

League Welcomes Two Law Students for the Thomas L. Grundhoefer Local Government Externship

Share With Residents: Free Homeowner Classes on Septic System Maintenance and Water Protection