State & Local Government

ICMA SmartBrief

News for local government professionals

ICMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International City/County Management Association

Calif. city manager to retire after 25 years of service


  • Oakland Tribune (Calif.), The

Union City, Calif., City Manager Larry Cheeves will retire at year-end, after voters approved a tax measure. Cheeves had said he would postpone retirement if the measure didn't pass. He has been with … Read More

Public Safety SmartBrief

News for emergency communications and response professionals

Public Safety SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Emergency Number Association

U.S. guidelines ban profiling in federal law enforcement


  • KMOX-AM (St. Louis)

The U.S. government has issued guidelines that prohibit federal law enforcement officers from profiling suspects on the basis of religion, national origin and other factors. Local and state police dep… Read More

NRPA SmartBrief

News for professionals working in parks and recreation

NRPA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Recreation and Parks Association

Congress approves national park expansion in Del.


  • News Journal (Wilmington, Del.) (tiered subscription model), The

A defense spending bill passed by Congress last week includes a measure signaling approval of the First State National Historical Park in Delaware. "Now, Delaware can have a national park that preserv… Read More