We know that cats are what fuels the internet, and one Texas community is fighting to save its cat. We’re Buzzin!

Right Now With Emily Morrison (LinkedIn, Twitter)

What I’m Doing – Sitting at a registration booth.

What I want to know from you – Show me your kitty!!



We’re Buzzin’

The cat’s out of the bag… er, the library A cat fight between a Texas community and its city council has broken out after the council voted to evict its public library’s feline mascot of six years.

Columbus, Ohio awarded $140 million for smart city initiatives Columbus, Ohio is poised to become a tech hub after being awarded $140 million to be used towards smart city initiatives.

Just around the corner: Overtime pay rules that will affect the government workforce The pool of workers eligible for overtime pay will grow, starting in December, thanks to changes to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).




Travels With Zoe: The Journey Ends

Governing Magazine Equip to Innovate Lightning Round

Stay on TOP: Recruiting Young Talent

Trending Now! Finalist: City of Hamilton, Ohio

Introducing the ELGL Supper Club Hosts


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Upcoming ELGL Events

June 30 – New (Fiscal) Year’s Eve Party at Lucky Lab Beer Hall, Portland OR

July 12 to 15 – OCCMA Summer Conference at Mt. Bachelor Village Resort, Bend

July 13 to 15 – NCLGBA Summer Conference at Shell Island Resort, Wrightsville Beach NC


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50 Nifty

A Bike Path for the Entire East Coast

No, Alphabet Isn’t Conspiring to Take Over Public Transit in Columbus

How Apps Can Help People With Disabilities Navigate Cities

Now, North Carolina Wants to Hold City Infrastructure Hostage

A Giant Horde of Flies Snarls an Illinois Bridge, Causes Collisions

California Legislature Considering $2 Billion for Homeless Housing

How Civic Interests Are Helping Shape Government Innovation


Local Gov Confidential

Greyhound as an Urban Place