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  • FLC Social Media Toolkit

    The Florida League of Cities has created a toolkit of resources, step-by-step tutorials and real-world examples to help members navigate these new communication outlets and make decisions about what will work best for their city. Check out this new resource today!
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  • Florida League of Cities Webinar Information

    Register today for one of FLC University's FREE webinars on a variety of important municipal issues. Click here to view dates on our Events and Training Calendar.
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  • FLC 2015 Annual Conference - A Public Conversation

    Registration is now open for the 89th Annual Conference of the Florida League of Cities, which will be held August 13-15, 2015, at the Orlando World Center Marriott Hotel in Orlando. Click here to register online. 
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  • FLC University Training Center Workshops

    Registration is now open for July classes at the new FLC University Training Center in Orlando! Whether you're an elected official, city manager, city clerk, HR professional or IT professional -- we have a class for you!
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  • Research Symposiums

    Free FLC Research Symposium! "Planes, Trains, Ports and Highways: What Keeps Florida Moving?" on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Orlando World Center Marriott.
     
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  • Florida League of Cities Apparel Now Available

    Visit the Florida League of Cities webstore for all of your League-themed apparel! Browse through a variety of items, including clothing, hats and bags, that are great for work, meetings, leisure, League conferences and other events. Click here to visit the store.
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  • Continuing Education in Ethics

    Getting the training and continuing education you need has never been easier! FLC University is offering the Continuing Education in Ethics now required by state law at NO COST to members. Click here to view dates for upcoming workshops. 
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Pell Grants for College for Convicts: Who are we punishing?

Source: Scott Paine
8/3/15
 
This past Friday, a headline story announced Obama to start pilot program that gives Pell grants for college to some prisoners.
 
Given the remarkable array of things that it has been said “Obama” would do or has done or was plotting to do, one might have either pounced on this headline as one more proof of his ill intentions or quickly skimmed over it as one more ridiculous Internet rumor.
 
I respectfully suggest that it is neither.
 
It is, in fact, not a rumor (ridiculous, malicious or otherwise). Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the initiative (called the “Second Chance Pell Pilot program”) during a visit to a correctional facility in Maryland on Friday, July 31.
 
Click here to read this blog on DrScottPaine.com.
ON TAP @ THE CAP - May 1, 2015
Source: Scott Dudley
In 1980, Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran fought in a series of boxing matches to determine the Welterweight champion of the world. Duran, nicknamed "Hands of Stone," outpunched the quicker and more agile Leonard to earn a unanimous decision in the first fight, called "The Brawl in Montreal."
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Thought about RMPE?
Source: Scott Blaser, CSP, Director, Risk Control

Thought about RMPE?

As I wrap up our first online meeting for the League’s Risk Management for Public Entities (RMPE) study group, I would be remiss if I did not let everyone know of this group, once again, and how it can help you obtain your RMPE certification.

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