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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.

To suggest a podcast topic or interview subject, e-mail Managing Editor Lindsay Isaacs with a summary of your idea and include your contact information.

Jul 28, 2014

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

Park Place

Local governments showcase the newest parks and recreation gems.
Jul 16, 2014

Louisiana's Coastal Water Infrastructure

Louisiana's Coastal Water Infrastructure - where it is, and where it's going.
Jul 15, 2014

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.
Jul 14, 2014

2014 NACo Annual Conference opening ceremonies

The opening ceremonies for the National Association of Counties' 2014 conference held this year in New Orleans. Photos by Scott Miller
Jun 25, 2014

Gallery: Safety products for governments

According to the National Safety Council’s “Injury Facts 2014 Edition,” 1.04 million government employees suffered work-related injuries in 2012 (latest year that data is available) Another 305 government workers died on the job. Government work can sometimes be unsafe, even dangerous, and GPN regularly features worker protection products such as those in this GPN gallery. These products appeared in the May GPN.
Jun 23, 2014

Service to benefit municipalities

Last week, municipal and philanthropic leaders gathered in Atlanta for the Service Unites conference to share insights, strategies and resources to increase citizen engagement.
Jun 12, 2014

Faces of the Future

In a field where experience is heralded as the supreme virtue, these young leaders are proving that fresh ideas and youthful perspectives are equally important to local government management.
Jun 12, 2014

Leadership book club

Off the press and on your desk: books to appeal to local leaders
Jun 05, 2014

Gallery: GovSec conference spotlights all kinds of security products

The GovSec conference, recently staged in Washington, D.C., showcased law enforcement technology, facility security products, threat detectors and much more. Here is a brief look at some of the GovSec products that GPN described in the April issue.

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