FEMA Resources for Hurricane Recovery Efforts

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FEMA Resources for Hurricane Recovery Efforts

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have been at the forefront of our thoughts for a couple of weeks now. We admire all the hard work our members and partners are doing to respond and recover from the recent aftermath of these catastrophic events. As many agencies, organizations, and individuals continue to provide preparedness and relief efforts…

Maine Using Creative Workforce Programs to Improve State Economy

The Maine unemployment rate hit a 40-year low of three percent this spring. While some were quick to applaud political actions, others were more convinced the success had to do with workforce programs. The state has grown concerned about its shrinking population and deep skills gap, so new workforce programs are underway to connect understaffed…

California and San Francisco Sue DOJ Over Sanctuary Cities

The State of California and the City of San Francisco have filed separate lawsuits against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) over the Trump administration’s plans to withhold federal public safety grant funding from cities and counties that do not comply with new sanctuary city policies. They join the City of Chicago, who filed a…

NARC Past President Patsy Ticer Passes

NARC mourns the loss of Patsy Ticer, who passed away on Monday, August 7. Ms. Ticer was Alexandria, Virginia’s first female mayor, a four-term state senator, president of NARC, and chair of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. She held elected positions in Virginia for almost three decades, touching almost every facet of Alexandria life…

SANDAG’s Bayshore Bikeway

The Bayshore Bikeway is San Diego Magazine’s trail of the month! See why this regional gem is a great place to GO by BIKE. The Bayshore Bikeway is a regional corridor that will eventually extend 24 miles around San Diego Bay, providing a vital and scenic connection to major bayfront employers, as well as tourist and recreational…

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