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S. 4890

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 8277

ELR Congressional Update

Roads to Nowhere in Four States: State and Local Governments in the Atlantic Southeast Facing Sea-Level Rise

ELR Article

Local governments in the coastal zone play a key role in adapting to the changing climate. This Article presents an analysis of coastal communities in four states, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina, and provides three...

H.R. 4910

ELR Congressional Update

State Preemption of Local Government: The Philadelphia Story

ELR Article

We are practitioners for the City of Philadelphia with extensive experience in cases and analysis regarding the extent to which the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has, or has not, preempted local regulation in various subjects of...

The Attack on American Cities

ELR Article

Cities often test the existing limits of their regulatory authority in areas like environmental protection, labor and employment, and immigration. The last few years witnessed an explosion of preemptive state legislation attacking,...

Local Control Is Now “Loco” Control

ELR Article

Cities have become a critical source of innovation across a wide array of policy areas that advance inclusion, equitable opportunity, and social justice. In the absence of state and federal action, cities and other local governments...

H.R. 456, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

S. 95, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update