Tag: pandemic

How the Pandemic Contributed to Ballot Initiatives in Three Cities

November 29, 2022

In a post-pandemic era, we are highlighting some outcomes of local democracy reform efforts approved by voters from across the country. From the Pacific Northwest to the Mountain Plains, local...

What’s Working? How Civic Capital Improves Pandemic Resilience

May 28, 2020

The National Civic League has been gathering COVID-19 success stories from communities that have used strong civic capital to respond to the pandemic. The League defines civic capital as including...

Coronavirus and the Crisis of City Finances

May 27, 2020

No one knows for certain how long the Coronavirus pandemic will last, but cities will be feeling the fiscal effects of this scourge years after the crisis has finally run...

Is it Time for Universal Voting by Mail?

March 26, 2020

Last month, the state of Ohio postponed its presidential primary, a last-minute decision that led to statewide confusion and growing national concerns about future primaries and how they will be...

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