Workshop: State Preemption of Local Authority
Understanding the Trend and Strategies for Action Tuesday, November 18 in Austin, TX
Across America, state governments have increasingly taken it upon themselves to overrule local ordinances and actions on a variety of labor, health, safety and environmental issues. The Mayors Innovation Project and the Rockefeller Family Fund are hosting a national convening, held the day before the National League of Cities convention, to discuss this growing trend of state preemption. More information coming soon!
Urban Freight Transportation
Low Cost Measures to Reduce Negative Impacts
Freight transportation is a critical element of both our national and local economies. Yet, it creates a number of challenges. The strategies in this report can help cities meet their transportation challenges while promoting just, healthy, and sustainable freight practices.
Cities at Work
Progressive Local Policies to Rebuild the Middle Class
This report offers practical ways elected officials and advocates can move their communities onto the “high road” of shared prosperity, environmental sustainability, and efficient democratic government.