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State and Local Government: Local Resources

Resources for U.S. state and local politics, law, and government.


Local government (aka municipal) law encompasses laws created by local governmental jurisdictions, including municipalities (cities, towns, and villages), counties, and special districts. The term is also used to refer to the legal framework in which local governments operate and their authority in relation to the state and other local governments.

County & City Level Policy Research

Statistics on Local Governments

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