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    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 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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  • Florida League of Cities Announces 2015 Florida Municipal Achievement Award Winners

    Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 Florida Municipal Achievement Awards! City Spirit Award: City of Orange City, Florida Citizenship Award: City of Fort Lauderdale, and Environmental Stewardship Award: Village of Pinecrest & City of Sebastian.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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My Crystal Ball and the Florida Legislative Special Session: It’s a Great Success

Source: Scott Paine
6/19/15
 
On June 1, as the special session was getting under way, I made five predictions about how the session would turn out.
 
Here’s how those predictions turned out:
 
Each chamber will “entertain” some legislative proposals put forward by the other chamber in the same manner that a cat “entertains” a captive lizard (this is Florida, after all). They won’t be treated as DOA, but they will be just as dead when the entertaining is done.
 
Well, the House entertained the Senate’s FHIX, which was NOT, I repeat, NOT Medicaid expansion (to paraphrase various state senators). The House called it Medicaid expansion and, after having some rhetorical fun at the Senate’s expense, they killed it.
 
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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