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Municipal Association of SC Supports Removing the Confederate Flag from the State House Grounds

Municipal Association of SC Supports Removing the Confederate Flag from the State House Grounds

The board of the Municipal Association of SC today endorsed removing the Confederate flag from the grounds of the State House. 
Plan now to attend 2015 Annual Meeting

Plan now to attend 2015 Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting brochure is available online. "Celebrating the Past, Embracing the Future" is the theme for this year’s Annual Meeting as we reflect on the Association’s history of serving cities since 1930. In celebrating the past, we will look back at the reasons the Association was established and how that original mission is still relevant today for cities of all sizes.  
Protecting the protectors

Protecting the protectors

Police and firefighters put themselves at risk every day as part of their jobs. They are the ones rushing in to a dangerous situation as others are escaping.
 
It should come as no surprise that six out of the top 10 claims from the Association’s two self-funded insurance pools occur in police and fire departments. 
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Cybersecurity top IT concerns for local government

Cybersecurity top IT concerns for local government

For the second consecutive year, cybersecurity ranks as the top technology priority for local government technology officials, according to a recent survey conducted by the Public Technology Institute. The number of cyberattacks has increased at an alarming rate. Target, AT&T, Home Depot, JP Morgan Chase, and even the White House have been among the victims of data breaches just during the past year.  
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Cities don’t have to go it alone

Open government victory

On June 8, 2015, Governor Haley signed S11 into law. This legislation requires public bodies to have an agenda for all regularly scheduled meetings and outlines the process by which an agenda can be amended after it has been  posted.  Read the blog post on the City Connect blog to get the information about the process of amending an agenda.