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2018 Budget Suggestions is Now Available!

2018 Budget Suggestions is Now Available!

Budget season is here! There's till time to download Budget Suggestions to learn more about the Marketplace Fairness Act, changes to marijuana excise tax distributions, and new sick leave and minimum wage requirements. 

In Focus

Has Chicago Figured Out a Model for Regulating the Ride-Sharers? By putting the burden on the companies, Chicago is keeping its costs low while providing an efficient framework and better mobility. More from Government Technology. August 16, 2017

Tools and Resources

The Growth Management Act

This page provides an overview of the Growth Management Act, including its legal requirements and links to helpful resources.


Affordable Housing

This page provides a broad overview of different affordable housing tools available to local governments, including sample policies from across the state and out-of-state.