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This publication is designed to assist cities begin their annual budget process. Learn about revenues, expenditures, legislation and other budget issues.

The U.S. Census has announced a delay in its planned release of redistricting data​ to states.

Learn about resources for your city from the American Rescue Plan.

The League is excited to announce a partnership with the University of Iowa’s School of Planning and Public Affairs to conduct a salary survey of city positions

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Join the League, the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and Drake Law School Agricultural Law Center on December 14 at 11 a.m. for…

​Here’s an exciting opportunity to share your knowledge and expertise with local government decision-makers! The Iowa League of Cities is seeking ideas/proposals…

The National League of Cities (NLC) released a new report, On the Frontlines of Today’s Cities: Trauma, Challenges and Solutions​, detailing the rising…

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The League provides several different resources to help your city.

Published November 5, 2021

This publication is designed to assist cities begin their annual budget process. Learn about revenues, expenditures, legislation and other budget issues.

Published October 20, 2021

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Published October 19, 2021

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