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Job creation is top of mind for many state and local government officials looking to reduce unemployment rates, secure their communities' economic futures, and recover from the recession. State and local officials are employing numerous strategies to attract and retain jobs in their communities.

American City & County covers state and local government efforts to develop their economies and create jobs, and federal legislation and policies that support job creation at the local level.

Other Information Sources on Citizen Engagement

NLC's Support CDBG, Create Hometown Jobs Advocacy Page

NGA's Meeting on States and Innovation: Setting the Stage for Job Creation

Kauffman Foundation's Report on the Importance of Startups in Job Creation and Job Destruction

White House's American Jobs Act page

White House's Blog on Obama's Cabinet Meeting to Discuss Job Creation

White House's Blog on Mayors Meeting to Discuss Job Creation

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