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New Resource on the Role of Local Elected Officials in Economic Development

May 4, 2017

The National League of Cities (NLC) recently released a guide to help local elected leaders better understand economic development and their role in the process.  Produced in partnership with the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), What You Should Know 2.0: Elected Leaders and Economi … Read more

Do You Hear What New Elected Officials Are Saying about Economic Development?

February 19, 2013

This time of year, I travel across North Carolina orienting newly elected city and county officials. I routinely ask why they ran for office and hear how they want to strengthen the economy or attract good jobs. New to a city council or board of commissioners, these elected officials are eager to ac … Read more