Georgetown University Energy Prize: WHAT: National launch of the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a multi-year incentive competition that challenges small- to medium-size U.S. communities to rethink energy use, and implement creative strategies to increase and sustain efficiency. The list of 49 U.S. communities who have signed a Letter of Intent to compete will be unveiled…. Keep reading →

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed has made headlines with his proposed pension reform initiative that would allow local governments to negotiate changes to government employees’ retirement benefits. However, the most recent stories in the media were not good news: Reed sued Attorney General Kamala Harris over the title and summary she assigned to the initiative,… Keep reading →