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Understanding the New ATF Firearm Dealership Regulations

NLC (National League of Cities)

Local elected officials play a crucial role in ensuring public safety and regulatory compliance within their communities.

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Local election officials brace for possible violence and threats

GCN

With worries over armed poll “monitors,” voter intimidation and risks to staff, some are coordinating with law enforcement or conducting special training ahead of Election Day.

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Disorder | Fare evaders at Columbia Heights Metrorail Station, Washington, DC

Rebuilding Place in Urban Space

Viewed this way, disorder and crime are manifestations of the same phenomenon. And that it is easy for things to decline unless you always remain vigilant and focused on maintaining order. Council’s turn away from progressive crime strategies ," Post ).

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Why hide from data?

Barrett & Greene

Though this may be short sighted, we can certainly understand that there's pressure to use limited resources on direct services, like sanitation, pot-hole filling or public safety. It's a simple equation: Clean up the potholes and it’ll help you get re-elected. Measure the number of potholes and nobody will notice.

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Crain's Chicago Business: Crain's Forum on Rebranding Chicago

Rebuilding Place in Urban Space

One of my earliest pieces " Town-City branding or "We are all destination managers now" " (2005) was later expanded into the concept of a city's elected officials and stakeholders are its brand managers in commercial district revitalization framework plans I wrote in 2008 for Cambridge, Maryland, and Brunswick, Georgia.

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Space needle thinking: Seattle, seizing opportunity, and transformational projects action planning

Rebuilding Place in Urban Space

Addressing disorder is fundamental to public safety. Some of this has to do with public safety. Having lived through that period of disorder, I am always amazed that elected officials in cities like SF, Seattle, Portland, and DC are happy with encouraging it. I don't think that's what they intended.

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Elections

Rebuilding Place in Urban Space

The election results seem to reduce that likelihood significantly. The casino referendum lost again, even though it had the support of most elected officials and stakeholders like unions and the NAACP (" Richmond voters reject a casino for the second time ," NBC12). Richmond, Virginia.