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In the APRIL 2023 Issue

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Rethinking Budgeting in Local Government

By adopting these modern budgeting practices, local governments can better align resources with strategic priorities and more effectively serve their communities.

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ICMA staff and others with the Dalai Lama

The chance meeting occurred as ICMA staff supported activities for an international

Reno City Manager Doug Thornley signs symbolic purple chair.

How collaborative experiences can enhance virtual events to bring women together

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In local government, listening is an essential skill.

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Celebrating ICMA’s Partnership with the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA)

New, Reduced Membership Dues

Beginning October 1, a new, reduced dues rate is available for CAOs/ACAOs, along with additional discounts for those in smaller communities, has been implemented. Learn more and be sure to join or renew today!

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PM Special Supplement on Racial and Social Justice

This award-winning special edition features observations and commentary from local government leaders.

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