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How to advocate on behalf of your hometown

How to advocate on behalf of your hometown

The legislative session is in full swing, and this time of year is when the Association’s legislative staff will be calling on local officials to make contact with legislators about specific bills or issues. The type of contact needed could come in the form of a phone call, visit, email or letter. The Association staff knows the timing and type of communication that will be the most effective for a specific issue. More
Hometown Legislative Action Day

2015 Hometown Legislative Action Day

Handouts and audio files from several HLAD sessions are now available online. Also a short survey is available for anyone who attended HLAD to give feedback to the Association staff regarding the speakers, sessions and reception. 
 
Getting ready for new economic development opportunities

Getting ready for new economic development opportunities

Although policy makers and the news media have recently focused attention on the deteriorating condition of visible infrastructure such as roads and bridges, infrastructure also refers to water, wastewater, drainage systems and facilities that are often hidden from public view. South Carolina municipalities must continue to invest in rehabilitating and maintaining these utility facilities and infrastructure.  More
Proposed solutions for fixing our roads

Proposed solutions for fixing our roads

Fixing roads is one of the most important challenges facing local, state and federal governments. Recognizing its importance, the Association’s board of directors adopted the issue as one of the Municipal Association’s advocacy initiatives for 2015.
 
Any device, anytime, anywhere

Any device, anytime, anywhere

Mobile internet users in the United States will surpass desktop Internet users this year, according to statistics provided by the federal government. Users are accessing the web from a variety of devices—from smart phones and tablets to high-definition televisions and wearables such as smart watches.