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GovLove is a podcast about the people, policies and profession of local government. From Mayors and City Managers to interns and everyone in between, we interview the people making a difference in their communities to learn about the great work being done at the local level. GovLove is brought to you by Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL).
 
Local and state governments, though often overshadowed by federal government, have tremendous impact on our quality of life. This podcast provides a valuable service by educating people on how to improve their own quality of life through civic engagement. Various organizations encourage residents to register and vote, but it does not appear that anyone is showing voters how to make good decisions when they do. It feels akin to hiring someone for a job without reviewing the job description. L ...
 
The Local Government Bulletin is a regular publication of the Dullah Omar Institute at the University of the Western Cape. The Bulletin publishes a variety of submissions from policy briefs, case summaries, summaries of legislation, commentaries and opinion pieces. They all relate to the law, policy and financial arrangements affecting local government. The emphasis is on local government in South Africa but articles on local government elsewhere on the African continent and on global issues ...
 
In my book, Locally Grown: The Art of Sustainable Government, I talk about how our country's bottom up design of 20,000 zip codes, 50 states and 1 Federal government, brilliantly distributes power within that bottom-up infrastructure. Our Founders intended most governance to be done locally. And about the inherent dangers of too much centralized power. My book exposes the unsustainability of our government debt and the awful bargain we make when we exchange freedom for security. I introduce ...
 
Branching Out is a weekly podcast expanding on the stories published in the Acorn Newspapers. Reporters and editors will discuss the impact of the stories they report and delve deeper into the issues affecting their communities.The Acorn Newspapers cover the communities of Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake Village, Thousand Oaks, Camarillo, Simi Valley and Moorpark.
 
A podcast on Maryland policy and politics, covering state and county issues. We’ll cover the General Assembly, Governor, state agencies, and county leaders and how it all affects Marylanders and the public services they depend on. Counties deliver education, public safety, land use, infrastructure, and most front-line services to Maryland residents. This podcast from the Conduit Street Annapolis headquarters of MACo, the Maryland Association of Counties, touches on it all.
 
The MW Shares podcast is devoted to sharing the stories of communities from coast to coast to coast, and providing insights into the challenges and opportunities facing local governments today. Hosted by Municipal World CEO Susan Gardner, MW Shares takes listeners deeper into the civic issues that municipal governments must tackle, highlighting new and emerging next practices, and sharing stories intended to shape and elevate conversations about community.
 
Direct Examination: The South Carolina Lawyer Podcast is a podcast by lawyers about law and legal issues in South Carolina. Hosted by Joseph Bias, Dayne Phillips, and Amber Fulmer. Visit our website at SCLawPod.com! Dayne Phillips (@sccrimlawyer): https://sccriminallaws.com/ Amber Fulmer (@redjudicata): https://jdooleylaw.com/ Joseph Bias (@JosephPBias) Contact us at DirectExaminationPodcast@gmail.com. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/direct-examination/support
 
Across the UK, local authorities are declaring a climate emergency, seeking to lead action at a local level to reduce carbon emissions, increase biodiversity, transition to net zero and ultimately improve the quality of life of their residents and the local environment. In this podcast series from UCL and the Local Government Association (LGA), researchers and policy professionals from councils across England share their reflections on working together on the Net Zero Innovation Programme - ...
 
Start your day with The Daily Dive. News without the noise, told straight. Explore the most interesting news of the day. Connect with the writers, analysts and reporters that know the real story. Hosted by Oscar Ramirez in Los Angeles, this 20 minute podcast will be ready for you when you wake up. (Posted by 6 AM EST)
 
Speaking of Resilience, with host Kate Madigan, explores the rapid and just transition to a carbon neutral economy for Michigan and the globally rare Great Lakes. National, state, and local leaders examine the multitude of issues and opportunities we face as we move along this exciting path: equity, investment, jobs, infrastructure, land use, and many more. Tap in and share the journey! Created by Michigan Climate Action Network and Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities.
 
With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just a soundbite. North Carolina’s veteran reporter and anchor, Tim Boyum, loosens his signature bow tie to give listeners a glimpse behind the curtain, showing us who these power players really are and why they do what they do. Through Tim’s candid conversations on “Tying It Together,” his guests reveal their most fascinating life stories, pa ...
 
IWBWWFI isn't the best name, but possibly describes each of the 4 Texas hosts? We'll be discussing current events with the emphasis on 'small town' type material. We'll be bringing on weekly guests that range from musical entertainment, all the way to local political candidates and everything in between. Our story isn't unique to our 'town' and will strike a chord with any listener. What our show lacks in quality is hopefully made up for with entertainment. Sometimes you get exactly what you ...
 
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Leadership lessons. Tanisha Briley, the City Manager of the City of Gaithersburg, Maryland, joined the podcast to talk about her first 100 days on the job. She shared how she prioritized her time and focus as well as how she approached change management in a high performing organization. Tanisha talked about what it was like to take over a leadersh…
 
In an effort to help people social distance and businesses to stay afloat, many state and local governments across the country relaxed regulations over cocktails-to-go, telehealth and other medical services, even document notarization and marijuana sales. Now that the country is starting to open back up in earnest, many want to keep these changes p…
 
In this episode: A preferred route chosen to link Seymour to the Great Victorian Rail Trail; Sydney’s Inner West Council appoints a new General Manager; The mayor of Subiaco to remain popularly elected; And I’m joined by the Chair of Melbourne’s Metropolitan Transport Forum to hear about that group’s advocacy aims ahead of the Victorian State Budge…
 
The Local Government Bulletin is a regular publication of the Dullah Omar Institute at the University of the Western Cape. The Bulletin publishes a variety of submissions from policy briefs, case summaries, summaries of legislation, commentaries and opinion pieces. They all relate to the law, policy and financial arrangements affecting local govern…
 
Host: Michigan Department of Treasury In partnership with the Michigan Municipal League, Michigan Townships Association, Michigan Association of Counties, and the County Road Association of Michigan, the Michigan Department of Treasury is pleased to announce the 11th joint webinar, “Tools and Resources for Local Governments”, formerly known as “COV…
 
Beef up your digital security! In Part 1 Public policy consultant Henry Awere joined Municipal World CEO Susan Gardner to share his thoughts on how to better protect your organization in the digital space. Today he discusses the necessity of drastic action to address security issues, plus proven strategies for local governments to implement today. …
 
Brian Stelter speaks with Los Angeles Times DC bureau chief Kimbriell Kelly, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editor George Stanley, and Katie Townsend, legal director at the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. The trio of Freedom of Information experts preview Sunshine Week, a weeklong initiative promoting open government. "There's a lot more …
 
The meeting was conducted in a hybrid mode; some of the key participants were in the Council Chambers, the Chair Melanie Hamblen led the meeting remotely along with several others via Zoom conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period. Links to the meeting agenda and my notes are in the show notes. The …
 
Here are the relevant links for this episode: GraceLife Church 'Physically closed': Alberta health officials shut down GraceLife Church west of Edmonton Moe Banga Edmonton councillor Moe Banga seeking re-election this fall Winter Tires Has the winter tire season gotten longer? Calgary roads have ‘way fewer’ potholes this year thanks to a mild winte…
 
Vanessa Reiser is a licensed Clinical Social Worker based in New York City. She is running a 285-mile journey across New York State, from Oswego to Manhatten, in only 12 days while wearing a wedding dress to raise awareness for "narcissistic domestic abuse". Reiser aims to raise $200,000 which she will donate to domestic violence centers in each of…
 
On the latest episode of the Conduit Street Podcast, Kevin Kinnally and Michael Sanderson discuss the latest news and notes from Annapolis, including the path forward for a suite of bills intended to add to police accountability and standards. The mostly party-line vote has stakeholders awaiting the Governor’s action on the several proposals. Also …
 
The meeting was conducted in a hybrid format: all but one of the Committee members, Town Administrator and key personnel, were in the Council Chambers; the public and one committee member were remote via conference bridge, all to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period. Links to the meeting agenda and associated docum…
 
President Biden on Thursday addressed the issue of gun violence in the country calling it an epidemic and an international embarrassment. He also issued six executive actions geared toward ghost guns, pistols outfitted with stabilizing braces, red flag legislation and more reports on gun trafficking from the ATF. He also called on Congress to enact…
 
There's been some tweaks to the plans to upgrade McNamara St, Lords Place and Byng St, as part of Orange City Council FutureCity upgrade. There's less trees in but more parking spaces in McNamara St, and the Lords Place taxi rank will stay in its original location. Also this week, why Orange City Council's CEO believes the annual budget is actually…
 
Claire McNear, author of the definitive "Jeopardy!" book, "Answers in the Form of Questions," talks with Brian Stelter about the impact of Alex Trebek's death, the search for a new host, and the views of the "contestant community." McNear says the guest hosting slots may not be "tryouts," per se, and reveals the secrecy that has surrounded the gues…
 
Vaccine passports have become another contentious issue in the country as governors in Texas and Florida have signed orders banning them in their states with the argument that it will reduce individual freedom and harm patient privacy. Still, many private companies are planning to move forward with requiring proof of vaccination before using their …
 
A gray wolf made a brief appearance in Monterey County this week on a historic journey south from Oregon. His presence is also noteworthy for the agricultural community. Experts say spreading awareness about this protected wolf is essential in minimizing wolf-livestock conflicts.By Michelle Loxton
 
The meeting was conducted in a hybrid format: the Subcommittee members, Town Administrator and key personnel, were in the Council Chambers; the public was remote via conference bridge, all to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period. Links to the meeting agenda and associated documents are included in the show notes. T…
 
This week, Tim travels to the coast and Southport to see what life is like for former Governor Mike Easley, who served from 2001 to 2009. Together, the two hit the road, do a little woodworking, walk along the shore, and even take a boat ride. Listen as Easley shares a number of incredible stories from his time in office, including 9/11, ditching h…
 
Permitting and inspections. John (JC) Hudgison, the Chief Building Official and Construction Services Center Manager for the City of Tampa, Florida, joined the podcast to talk about development services. He discussed the work of a Chief Building Official in enforcing the building code and working to provide good customer service. He also shared wha…
 
One component of the recently passed Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 was the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a $3.2 billion program designed to get families connected to available service that they otherwise might not be able to afford. The program provides a subsidy of up to $50/month (or $75 on tribal lands) for broadband service as well as …
 
Planning for equity and inclusion. The conversation continues with New York City Commissioner of Parks and Recreation Mitchell Silver as he shares his thoughts on the value of parks during the pandemic, Black Lives Matter and why he believes planners are the guardians of the future. Don’t miss it! The post NYC parks: A tale of two cities, Part 2 – …
 
Host: Matt Bach, Asst. Director, Strategic Communications, Michigan Municipal League This Monday on Live with the League, we're joined by Emily Kieliszewski, highlighting the League's Community Excellence Awards, the latest updates out of Lansing, and the most recent information and guidelines for communities on the American Rescue Plan.…
 
Are movie theaters ready for their comeback? Over the holiday weekend “Godzilla vs. Kong” hit it big at the box office posting the best numbers since the pandemic began and sent a signal to the entertainment industry that pent-up demand is there. The good showing happened despite the title also being released for streaming on HBO Max. Erich Schwart…
 
St. Alban's is committed to providing quality early childhood education to young children that nourish self-development, cultural identity, and respect for others while supporting the personal growth of the families enrolled in the programs.Ken Russell Miami PodcastSignup for our newsletter: https://forms.gle/gN5XhGcrWS9BHscZAGuest Links & contact:…
 
Ian and Kyle return just in time to check in with Acorn sports editor Eliav Appelbaum about one of most unusual high school sports seasons on record; plus, which former prep star just broke a 35-year-old collegiate record? Lastly, Kyle chats with leaders of the Ventura County Community College District—including Chancellor Greg Gillespie—about how …
 
President Biden has detailed his American Jobs Plan. A $2 trillion jobs and infrastructure plan focused on rebuilding 20,000 miles of roads, expanding access to clean water, broadband, extra care for the elderly and more. While infrastructure usually gets bipartisan support, this will be a tough sell because of the high price tag and how to pay for…
 
Museums and in-person events are coming back. Video of an LAPD arrest is released. Ralphs is closing in Crenshaw. And journalist Jamie Loftus joins Scott, Alissa, and guest host Matt Tinoco to discuss her reporting for KNOCK-LA and the aftermath of the brutal raids on Echo Park Lake. Show Notes Museums and Concerts California OKs indoor sports, con…
 
Joseph and Dayne are joined this week by guest hosts Madeline Dukes and Dr. Yasmine Gabr Bias as they talk with illustrious guest Stephanie Nye. Nye has had an impressive legal career, but she's talking with us today about her experience with breast cancer. She shares her story of going through diagnosis and treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic a…
 
Plus... Derek Thompson on "The Pandemic's Wrongest Man," Kate Bennett on the confessions in Hunter Biden's memoir, and David Zurawik on Matt Gaetz's quest for media stardom. Sara Sidner, Kethevane Gorjestani, Jim Acosta, Annie Karni, Abigail Tracy, David Zurawik and Derek Thompson join Brian Stelter. To learn more about how CNN protects listener pr…
 
In this episode: A $2 billion development underway in Melbourne’s north; Concept designs released for a new rail bridge for Melbourne Airport Rail; Victoria’s new Gender Equality Act leading the way for the rest of the country; The new Victorian Mayoral Advisory Panel announced; General Manager movements in New South Wales; And lots more from aroun…
 
Here are the relevant links for this episode: Forever our President A Sad Message from President Addie Old Plans No longer needed: Edmonton looks to repeal nearly 80 community development plans Coyote Intervention 'I don’t feel scared anymore': Volunteers armed with tennis balls part of coyote intervention program New Curriculum Alberta unveils new…
 
On the latest episode of the Conduit Street Podcast, Anne Arundel County Budget Officer Chris Trumbauer joins Kevin Kinnally and Michael Sanderson to discuss the latest news and notes from Annapolis, including the ins and outs of budgeting amidst a pandemic, using budgets to set priorities, and the impact of a bipartisan agreement between Governor …
 
Danny Lapin wears many hats. He is currently representing District 13 on the Otsego County Board of Representatives, serves as the City of Oneonta Planning Commission Chairman, works as a Planner with the Otsego County Conservation Association, among many other things. Lapin is a graduate of UC Riverside and Bard College. He is an AICP certified Pl…
 
Spending stimulus dollars responsibly. Chris Fabian, the CEO and Co-Founder of ResourceX, joined the podcast to talk about the funding for local governments within the recently passed federal stimulus package, the American Rescue Plan Act. He shared best practices for local governments to spend and allocate the stimulus funds along with how to dist…
 
So far, the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd, has been very emotional. We have been shown lots of video of the incident and heard from compelling witnesses to the scene. Prosecutors are trying to argue excessive use of force and the defense will say that Mr. Floyd’s death…
 
Not far from the UC Santa Cruz campus is a 40 acre forest plot. Students have been counting seeds and measuring trees on this plot for more than a decade. That data has been used in a new study that aims to understand what our forests will look like in generations to come. And the findings suggest that change is on the horizon.…
 
Brian Stelter debriefs on the first three months of 2021 with CNN senior media editor An Phung and media reporters Kerry Flynn and Oliver Darcy. From major newsroom leader resignations, to the "personalization" of journalism, to defamation lawsuits, they identify and digest the biggest themes in the media business and share their predictions for th…
 
Host: Morgan Fabry, Hazard Mitigation Assistance Branch and Region V’s BRIC Coordinator, FEMA Moderator: Emily Kieliszewski, Member Programs Lead, Michigan Municipal League EMA has recently launched the Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities program to assist local communities as they undertake hazard mitigation projects, reducing the ri…
 
This week on the podcast, Christopher talks with Belle Ryder, Orono, Maine Assistant Manager and President of the nonprofit OTO Fiber Corporation. The towns of Orono and nearby Old Town began their search for better broadband more than 10 years ago, and have overcome an array of challenges in bringing a pilot project to justify future-proof connect…
 
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