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  • Advocacy in Action

    With every seat in the Florida House and Senate up for election this year, incumbents and candidates alike are focused on their campaigns during the summer. So how can you engage in advocacy when the last thing on their minds is legislation? As we've shared before, the foundation for successful advocacy is a strong relationship with your legislator. Campaigns are an excellent opportunity to focus on building that relationship. 

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  • CMRI Reports

    The Florida League of Cities’ Center for Municipal Research & Innovation recently surveyed cities across Florida to determine how they use mobile apps to deliver government services. Click here to view the results. 
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  • Florida League of Cities Webinar Information

    Register today for one of FLC University's FREE webinars on a variety of important municipal issues. Click here to view upcoming dates. You can also access past webinars in our Webinar Archive. 
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  • FLCityGuard

    The Florida League of Cities is providing a valuable new service to help its members deal with crisis communications. FLCityGuard will provide you with essential guidance to prepare for, manage and get past a crisis. Click here to learn more.
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  • Florida Regional Compact Initiative

    At the heart of President Matt Surrency's vision for the Florida League of Cities is a conviction that cities are stronger when we solve problems together, stronger when we share our resources, and stronger when we speak with one voice. Click here to learn more about President Surrency's Regional Compact Initiative.
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  • Federal Advocacy

    Join the Federal Action Strike Team (FAST) for a federal advocacy trip to Washington, D.C., to meet with members of Florida's congressional delegation and discuss key federal issues that affect municipalities. Download the flyer today. To learn more or to reserve your spot, contact Allison Payne by April 21, 2016. 
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Growing from a small number of cities and towns, our membership now represents more than 400 cities, towns and villages in the Sunshine State. Click here to learn more about Florida's cities.
 
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Why Councils Get Things Done: Size Does Matter

Source: Scott Paine
5/23/16 
 
Anyone who has been an observer of legislatures is likely to notice some important variations in their performance.
 
The British Parliament is often a rather raucous place, with members of the “loyal opposition” shouting out in objection during speeches by the prime minister or his/her various Cabinet secretaries. In comparison, our Congress is a most civil and proper place.
 
Beyond the noise, there is the question of productivity. Are there discernible patterns that distinguish one kind of legislature from another when it comes to getting the public’s business done?
 
Click here to read this blog on DrScottPaine.com.
 
ON TAP @ THE CAP - March 11, 2016
Source: Scott Dudley
"There is no real ending. It's just the place where you stop the story." -- Frank Herbert
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Thought about RMPE?
Source: Scott Blaser, CSP, Director, Risk Control

Thought about RMPE?

As I wrap up our first online meeting for the League’s Risk Management for Public Entities (RMPE) study group, I would be remiss if I did not let everyone know of this group, once again, and how it can help you obtain your RMPE certification.

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