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    The New World of Economic Development

    Infrastructure. It’s something critical to the lives of Californians, and a huge part of local government efforts. And it also costs money. CSDA spoke with Larry Kosmont, of Kosmont Companies, to discuss what tools exist for special districts

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    Scaling Up

    In June of 2014, voters in parts of three San Francisco Bay Area counties approved Measure AA, a $300 million general obligation bond for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (Midpen). It was a moment of joy for Midpen leaders, and a culmination of years of planning and hard work. But it was…

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    Public Employee Speech- When Does it Cross the Line?

    This article provides an overview of public employees’ rights to free speech and how public employers can determine whether their employees’ speech is constitutionally protected.

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    Regulations, A River, and Ratepayers

    The story of how DSPUD, local environmental groups, and ratepayers were managed and brought to consensus is a textbook case of public outreach and inclusion, which eventually met everyone’s needs, fulfilled compliance requirements, and protected a beautiful river.

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