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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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Apr 29, 2016

Mayors and other experts weigh in on 2016 government budgets

Are government budgets growing in 2016? Mayors and other officials offer their views in this gallery.
Apr 26, 2016

Top 15 places to live for job happiness has ranked the fifty largest U.S. cities based on a five star scale of job satisfaction, as gleaned from its database of over 10 million anonymous employee reviews.
Mar 04, 2016

Pothole artist seeks funds to produce more tile art

Jim Bachor, the Picasso of Potholes, artistically repairs chuckholes with mosaic tiles. He’s crowdfunding so he can continue to make a dent in the pothole population.
Mar 02, 2016

Top 10 best places to live

Check out the top 10 best places to live, according to U.S. News and World Report.
Feb 26, 2016

Public art thrives in Seattle, thanks to funding set-aside program

Thanks to Seattle’s percent-for-art ordinance, residents and visitors can view publicly funded art in parks, libraries, community centers, on roadways, bridges and other public venues. View a sample of public art treasures.
Feb 24, 2016

Top 10 family-friendly cities

According to Apartment List, these are the top 10 cities for young families in America.
Feb 23, 2016

Products that combat drought and manage water

As drought conditions continue in California and other parts of the U.S., government agencies will appreciate these products that conserve water or minimize the impact of drought.
Feb 01, 2016

The 10 best states for retirees

What states are the best states for retirees? Here are the 10 most desirable states, based on findings from WalletHub.
Jan 27, 2016

Top 10 counties for upward mobility

Which counties offer the greatest potential for children to earn more than their parents?
Jan 21, 2016

Top 10 best cities to find a job

What cities offer the best opportunity to find a job? Here are the top 10, based on findings from WalletHub.

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