ICMA's Governmental Affairs and Policy Committee produces annual policy white papers on topics that require a managerial perspective.
ICMA works with the national associations of local and state governments to identify issues of importance. Through these partnerships, ICMA helps develop fact sheets, issue briefs, and other materials to provide information to decision makers and other stakeholders.
The State and Local Legal Center (SLLC) provides assistance to state and local governments in connection with Supreme Court litigation by drafting amicus briefs to the Supreme Court to represent the state and local government perspective.
ICMA, along with state and local government partners, advocates at the national level on behalf of its membership on issues that impact local government.