10.3.16

The Cities That Are Fighting Back Against State Intervention

“We’re excited about the ways in which we see cities fighting back on state interference. We see it happening through both court challenges and through efforts to stop bills by state legislatures that would have the effect of taking away local authority over critical issues.”

Cities around the country are doing what they can to #DefendLocal. In the face of the increasing preemption and super-preemption of the rights of local officials to pass local solutions to local problems, cities are fighting to protect local laws relating to minimum wage, municipal paid sick-leave bills, promoting public safety, and the environment.

Read more about cities fighting back, here.