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Listen to American City & County's editors discuss news and trends in public policy, technology, public works, public safety and finance with local government leaders and experts. The interviews are targeted to educate and entertain state and local government officials on topics of current interest and professional development.

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Oct 31, 2014

American City & County says go vote!

Voter turnout for midterm elections tends to be low, but with control of the Senate looking like it may come down to a photo-finish, midterms for 2014 may buck the trend. Voting day is Nov. 4. In the event you need any incentive to get out to the polls, here's some encouragement from early voters.
Oct 24, 2014

Gallery: Recreation products galore on display at NRPA Congress

Explore the pool climbing walls, timber towers for playgrounds, bike racks, park shelters and other recreation gear in this photo gallery. All of the products were featured in the 2014 National Recreation & Park Assn. (NRPA) Congress and Exposition. The event took place in Charlotte, N.C., in mid-October.
Oct 17, 2014

Artwork: Constructing a powerful public works portfolio one piece at a time

Brad Burns displays his public works construction art at government offices, corporate headquarters and public facilities around the globe. Here is a collection of his works with descriptions.
Oct 16, 2014

The wow projects of wastewater

Watewater projects prove they have a photogenic side.
Oct 10, 2014

Gallery: Products on display at the 2014 NIGP Forum

View mowers, storage shelving, utility vehicles and other products in this photo gallery from the 2014 NIGP Forum and Product Expo. The event took place in Philadelphia in late August.
Oct 03, 2014

Gallery: Trucks and truck equipment for government fleets

Here are all kinds of trucks, truck equipment and truck maintenance products that government fleet managers use. The products were displayed at the 2014 Work Truck Show.
Sep 25, 2014

Gallery: Artworks from Chicago pothole artist Jim Bachor

Chicago mosaic tile artist Jim Bachor is much more than the Picasso of potholes.
Sep 22, 2014

Gallery: Products that federal agencies buy and use

Federal agencies buy and use an enormous variety of products, including security shelters, safety gear and fleet maintenance equipment. Here is a parade of products, called the “GSA Contract Corner,” from the August GPN.
Sep 22, 2014

2014 Weekly Snapshots: Fall

Every week, American City & County features unique projects from throughout U.S. communities.
Sep 17, 2014

Rehabilitate, Revitalize

Across the country, municipalities are working to beautify, restore and reinvigorate communities. American City & County highlights some of these efforts.

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