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Tis the Season: Ways to Make Sure Gifts Don’t Derail Your Holiday

Residents and vendors frequently say thank you by sending gifts to local government staff at holiday time. Here's how to stay out of ethics trouble.

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Congratulations to the 2018 NAPA Fellows

Four ICMA members were named NAPA Fellows earlier this year.

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Help Identify the Grand Challenges Facing Local Government

The National Academy of Public Administration aims to solve problems vexing government.

Innovation
Innovations and Emerging Practices Survey Dataset Available

New data explores various topics related to public sector innovation, as well as newly emerging issues and practices affecting local government management.


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