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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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Aug 25, 2014
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Gallery: Products that keep government buildings sustainable and green

Here are some of the products that government facility managers use to save energy and preserve the environment in their buildings. The products appeared in the May 2014 Government Product News. Every issue of GPN has at least 7 green products on display.
Aug 18, 2014
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Gallery: Fleet products that governments buy and use

Governments operate huge fleets of cars, trucks, trailers and motorcycles. Governments own 3.73 million vehicles, including 1.81 million trucks and truck tractors, according to Federal Highway Administration estimates issued earlier in 2014. Special district forms of government are not included in these totals. Here are some of the products that government fleets buy and use. The products appeared in the June 2014 Government Product News.
Aug 13, 2014
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Mayoral spotlight

Mayors are in a unique position to impact local communities and leverage power at a national level. To recognize jobs well done, American City & County is showcasing five mayors from across the country who have stood out in one particular aspect of their duties.
Aug 13, 2014
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Safety showcase

EMS and public safety programs from across the country.
Aug 11, 2014
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Gallery: 2014 APWA Congress parade of products

Here are images and descriptions of some of the products that will be displayed at the 2014 American Public Works Association (APWA) Congress. The show takes place Aug. 17-20 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto. This year’s show has more than 125 technical and professional development sessions as well as education opportunities to earn continuing education units.
Aug 07, 2014
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2014 Weekly snapshots: summer

Every week, American City & County features unique projects from throughout U.S. communities.
Jul 28, 2014
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Atlanta BeltLine Project

The Atlanta BeltLine, a developing “rails to trails” project, is changing the way residents move throughout their city. Once completed, it will be a contiguous mixed-use paved pathway encircling downtown. On Friday, July 25, American City & County took a field trip to learn more about the project.
Jul 23, 2014
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Park Place

Local governments showcase the newest parks and recreation gems.
Jul 16, 2014
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Louisiana's Coastal Water Infrastructure

Louisiana's Coastal Water Infrastructure - where it is, and where it's going.
Jul 15, 2014
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County Leader of the Year Award conferred

Natalie Robottom, president of St. John the Baptist Parish in Louisiana, was honored as American City & County's County Leader of the Year. Robottom was presented with the award at the National Association of Counties' 2014 Annual Conference held this year in New Orleans.

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