Building Local Power Podcast Features Tallahasse Mayor Andrew Gillum on CDLS

“There’s a nimbleness to local governments that I think people have an appreciation for, [Legislatures are trying to] exclude us from... Read more »


Clear Support for Rights of Local Governments to Build Broadband Networks

A recent poll released by the Pew Research Center shows that 70% of adults in the U.S. believe that local... Read more »


Two National Organizations Join Fight For Home Rule

“The spectrum of voices speaking out for home rule and against heavy-handed state preemption continues to grow.  From protecting equality... 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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