RELEASE: Campaign to Defend Local Solutions, National Groups File Brief in FL “Home Rule” Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 10, 2017 CONTACT: Franco Ripple, 352-219-6029, franco@catecomm.com Campaign to Defend Local Solutions, National Groups File Brief in Florida “Home Rule”... Read more »


Our North Carolina Op-Ed: State Lawmakers Choose Winners and Losers Through Preemption

Four CDLS members and prominent North Carolina local elected officials have weighed in against preemption in a new op-ed running... Read more »


NBC News: Cities Have a Good Idea? Not Unless the State Says So.

“It feels a lot like a lot like being forced into submission, like we’re being bullied,” said Andrew Gillum, the... Read more »


Some of the organizations and elected officials that have committed to #DefendLocal. You can add your voice to theirs and join our nonpartisan people-powered coalition.

  • Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus
  • States United to Prevent Gun Violence
  • SEIU Florida
  • Equality Florida
  • Florida Immigrant Coalition
  • Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen, Washington D.C.
  • Mayor Andrew Gillum – City of Tallahassee, Florida
  • Florida State Representative Shevrin Jones
  • Hawaii State Representative Kaniela Ing
  • Councilmember Mary Sheffield – City of Detroit, Michigan
  • 15th Ward Alderman Megan Ellyia Green – City of St. Louis, Missouri
  • South Dakota State Senator Kevin Killer
  • District 7 Councilwoman Tiffinni Young – City of Dallas, Texas


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